Tag Archive: Herbicide

New Herbicide Resistant Crop Varieties Offer New Tools for Weed Management in 2017

Jackson County cotton ready for harvest. Photo – Doug Mayo Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, Jay Ferrell, and Ramon Leon, UF/IFAS Weed Speciaslits 2017 will be a landmark year for row crop agriculture, as several long awaited herbicide technologies have finally been released by the EPA to help farmer’s combat troublesome herbicide resistant broadleaf …

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Helping Turfgrass Overcome Herbicide Injury

Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida Research and Education Center Herbicides simplify weed management by allowing you to cover extensive areas in a relatively short time, and reduce the need for time-consuming control practices such as hand weeding. Additionally, many herbicides have the advantage of selective control. Selective herbicides are those that kill …

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Helping Turfgrass Overcome Herbicide Injury

Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida Research and Education Center Herbicides simplify weed management by allowing you to cover extensive areas in a relatively short time, and reduce the need for time-consuming control practices such as hand weeding. Additionally, many herbicides have the advantage of selective control. Selective herbicides are those that kill …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/07/helping-turfgrass-overcome-herbicide-injury/

Advanced Forest Site Prep Herbicide Workshop July 13

9 am to 2 pm, July 13, 2016 Eastern 4 FL CEUs, 3.5 CFEs University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351 AGENDA 8:15 Meet and Greet, coffee 9:00 Welcome, Pat Minogue, R.F.,  Associate Professor of Silviculture 9:10  Advanced herbicide site preparation for pine plantation management. (50 minutes) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/17/advanced-forest-site-prep-herbicide-workshop-july-13/

Pre-Emergent Herbicide Now for Spring Weed Suppression

Weeds grow everywhere, especially in manicured lawns and landscapes despite the best efforts of owners who have spared no expense to remove the offending flora. The reality, at least about the herbicides, is different from perceived appearances. Herbicides can be a wonderful tool for the homeowner, if applied properly. The first point to remember about …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/11/pre-emergent-herbicide-now-for-spring-weed-suppression/

Spring is the Ideal Time for Aquatic Herbicide Application

As water temperatures rise, aquatic weed growth increases. Be sure to monitor ponds closely and control weeds before the problem gets too large.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Similar to Goldilocks’ porridge, water temperature doesn’t need to be too hot or too cold, it needs to be just right for using aquatic herbicides (70o – 80o F). …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/25/spring-is-the-ideal-time-for-aquatic-herbicide-application/

Know Your Field’s Herbicide History Before You Plant!

Aminopyrolid damaged peanuts Photo by Joel Love, FDACS Planting behind Bahia Grass has long been a favored practice for watermelon growers and now row crop farmers are increasingly planting into Bahia and Bermuda grass sods. There are many benefits to the practice, but you need to know what herbicides were used when these fields were …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/07/know-your-fields-herbicide-history-before-you-plant/

Managing Herbicide Resistance Video

Dr. Ramon Leon, University of Florida Weed Science Specialist, shares highlights from his “Managing Herbicide Resistance” presentation he made at the 2013 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course in Marianna.  In this video, he provides important considerations for preventing and managing herbicide resistant weeds in row crops. Author: Josh Thompson – j.thompson@ufl.edu Josh Thompson is a …

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Herbicide Failure, Weed Resistance, and Pesticide “Stewardship”

Success or failure? There are a number of important factors that affect the outcome of weed control. If you are a pesticide applicator, you may have encountered some herbicide treatments that did not produce the results you expected.  Why is that?  There are a number of factors that can contribute to less than perfect pesticide …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/26/herbicide-failure-weed-resistance-and-pesticide-stewardship/

The How and Why of Herbicide Incorporation

Dr. Jason Ferrell, Extension Weed Specialist  jferrell@ufl.edu Preemergence herbicides are a powerful way to prevent weed infestations before they start. In our current climate of glyphosate and ALS-resistant weeds, a good preemergence program is more valuable than ever. However, method and timing of application dramatically impact the efficacy of many preemergence herbicides. To improve their …

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