Syngenta Hopeful Science Will Prevail in Atrazine Proposal

Cindy Zimmerman

The public comment period for proposed EPA revisions to rules and regulations regarding the use of atrazine ended October 7 but it will still be some time yet before a final decision is made that could ultimately impact 65 million acres of corn, sorghum, and sugarcane nationwide. “It’s going to have a significant impact on how we use atrazine going …

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Valent Receives EPA Registration for Maverick™ Corn Herbicide

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning Valent announced that it has received EPA registration for Maverick™ Corn Herbicide, a powerful new tool for corn farmers in their fight against resistant weeds. Maverick equips growers with three effective modes of action for long-lasting, broad-spectrum control of problematic weeds, including waterhemp, Palmer amaranth, marestail and annual grasses, as well as application flexibility from preplant up to …

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Syngenta Receives Registration for Tendovo™ Herbicide

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta’s Tendovo is a new pre-emergence herbicide designed to keep weeds from competing with the soybean crop early in the season. With three sites of action and three different ingredients, Tendovo will provide a broad spectrum control of up to 70 weeds. “We’ve seen a 4 to 5 bushel an acre advantage in field trials with Tendovo,” said Pete Eure, …

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AMVAC® Releases Two New Products for Weed Control in Corn

Cindy Zimmerman

American Vanguard® company AMVAC® has announced two new herbicide products for corn available for the 2021 growing season. IMPACT CORE™: A postemergence corn herbicide that controls grass and broadleaf weeds with punishing takedown and lasting residual. SINATE™: Controls herbicide-resistant and important driver weeds in LibertyLink® corn with outstanding crop safety. IMPACT CORE field studies have shown extended residual weed control …

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EPA Issues Order on Dicamba Registrations

Cindy Zimmerman

Late last night, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an order on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on dicamba registrations regarding the sale, distribution, and use of existing stocks of the three affected dicamba products – XtendiMax with vapor grip technology, Engenia, and FeXapan. According to EPA, distribution or sale of the products is “generally prohibited except for …

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Ag Retailers Urge Immediate Stay of Dicamba Order

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is urging EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to seek an immediate stay of federal court order and appeal the ruling “using all legal avenues available.” President and CEO Daren Coppock says part of the problem is the order itself, but a bigger part is the timing to hand it down right in the middle of the …

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Dicamba Decision Leaves Farmers in Limbo

Cindy Zimmerman

This week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling that vacates current U.S. registrations of certain low-volatility dicamba products, such as Bayer’s XtendiMax and BASF’s Engenia, halting sales immediately. The court ruled EPA violated federal regulations when it extended approval of registration for the herbicide for another two years in October 2018. Bayer and BASF …

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AMVAC® Unveils Logos for Newly Acquired Herbicides

Cindy Zimmerman

The four herbicides recently acquired by AMVAC® have a new look. The American Vanguard® company has designed new product logos and web pages for Classic® Herbicide, FirstRate® Herbicide, Hornet® Herbicide and Python® Herbicide. Provides preemergence and postemergence control of key broadleaf weeds in soybeans. Expands postemergence weed control spectrum in soybeans. Delivers postemergence broadleaf weed control of glyphosate-resistant weeds in …

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Herbicide Acquisitions Enhance AMVAC Portfolio

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC was pleased to announce 10 new products at the 2020 Commodity Classic, including the recent acquisition of four herbicide brands from Corteva Agriscience™. These products are complementary tank-mix partners for a variety of primary herbicides used in the U.S agricultural market. They are particularly valuable for enhancing weed control performance against increasing numbers of troublesome weed species. The products …

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FMC PrecisionPac Innovation Simplifies Custom Blends

Cindy Zimmerman

The right custom blend herbicide in just the right amount is what FMC’s PrecisionPac® application innovation offers for retail agronomists to create prescriptive blends specific to each grower, crop and field. The revolutionary PrecisionPac® application innovation dispenses up to 50 custom blends of six granular herbicides to prescriptively target your fields’ weed challenges. The PrecisionPac machine premeasures and mixes your …

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