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Variable weather shows as corn begins to silk

Variable weather shows as corn begins to silk

Editor’s note: The following was written by Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois Extension crop production specialist, for the Illinois Pest Management Bulletin July 3.

July 14, 2017 10:13 am(0)

Missouri allows dicamba use to resume, with conditions

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced July 13 it was ending the temporary ban on the sale and use of dicamba products, with certain conditions.

July 14, 2017 8:17 am(0)
Weeds plentiful in Illinois fields this year

Weeds plentiful in Illinois fields this year

URBANA, Ill. — There was certainly no shortage of weeds to study at the University of Illinois Field Day June 28 in east central Illinois. The abundance of weeds here is similar to what farmers are finding across the state.

July 14, 2017 7:00 am(0)
Weeds, insects come and go in Illinois crops

Weeds, insects come and go in Illinois crops

Goodbye, sudden death syndrome and cocklebur. Hello, frogeye leaf spot and Palmer amaranth.

July 12, 2017 4:30 pm Photos

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Missouri halts sale and use of dicamba

Missouri halts sale and use of dicamba

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced July 7 it is banning the sale and use of dicamba products in Missouri effective immediately, after a second summer with numerous complaints of dicamba herbicides drifting and causing damage.

July 10, 2017 8:43 am(0)