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An accidental spill of a herbicide or pesticide today at Westport's Birchwood Country Club brought a response from Westport firefighters and officials of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
herbicide Spill Reported at Birchwood Country Club. Westport firefighters, including the hazmat unit, today responded to a reported herbicide spill at Birchwood Country Club. WestportNow.com Image Westport firefighters today at the site of a herbicide ...
To reduce the selection of herbicide-resistant weeds, rotate herbicide sites of action and, when possible, use mixtures with multiple sites of action in each application.
"The 'perfect lawn mentality' encourages overuse of herbicides to the detriment of children's health and the health of the environment," said Kamyar Enshayan, director of the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental education ...
Most growers told DTN they were actively applying herbicides and fertilizer or wrapping up these field-prep activities. Some expressed concerns at growers who have rushed to get herbicide applications on in questionable conditions, especially given the ...
To reduce the selection of herbicide-resistant weeds, rotate herbicide sites of action and, when possible, use mixtures with multiple sites of action in each application.
Here are some reminders about timing and management practices that can help improve control of herbicide resistant weeds this year.
As the EU decision on whether or not to re-authorise the herbicide glyphosate approaches, a farming union has called on farmers to get the message out on how important the herbicide is. NFU Scotland's #GlyphosateIsVital campaign has been launched, and ...
herbicides are the department's last resort for getting rid of weeds, Lukowski said. When workers spray herbicide, they post small yellow flags in the area. The flags generally stay there for about two days or more. Residents can also view a weekly ...
To "improve the health of the [Olympia] watershed and protect its native habitat," the proposed district plan would eradicate stubborn French broom plant thickets using the herbicide glyphosate. The 180-acre watershed, owned by the district, is located ...
WELCH - McDowell County is among the counties that will see Appalachian Power helicopters in the sky this coming June when herbicides are sprayed to maintain power lines' right of way. Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power, a unit of ...
Moccasin is the first post-patent herbicide containing the active ingredient S-metolachlor (the same active found in Dual Magnum).
[Editor's note: Alison Bernstein is a neuroscientist who studies the role of epigenetics and environmental exposures in Parkinson's disease.
Repealing the provision in the statewide rules that indicates application of use-restricted herbicides through irrigation is subject to the same requirements as ground applications except for nozzle size and pressure requirements.
Paraquat became a household word for all the wrong reasons during the Vietnam War, but this indiscriminate herbicide is helping to solve an EV battery "dendrite" problem that has stumped researchers for 40 years.
The Washington state Department of agriculture is seeking comments on proposed restricted-use herbicide rules. The new guidelines would be simpler for farmers to navigate, said Drew Lyon, a Washington State University weed science professor.
Shutdown is a soil-applied, long-residual herbicide designed to be used alone or as an economical tank mix partner with a variety of pre-emergent herbicides in soybeans, sunflowers, tobacco and several vegetable crops. Shutdown contains sulfentrazone ...
Chronic toxicity in corn and cotton has increased not because of glyphosate, the herbicide associated with GMOs, but rather due to an increased reliance on other herbicides, he says. Nearly all of the significant decreases in toxicity were due to the ...
fter a yearlong legal battle, California's environmental health agency has announced that it will list it as a known carcinogen.
FREEDOM - Don't expect to cure herbicide resistance by weeds with more herbicides. A whole system of other practices is required instead.
Andrew Kniss specifically looked at chronic toxicity -- interaction with the chemicals on a regular basis for many years -- of herbicides used in five different crops grown in the U.S. "Long-term trends in the intensity and relative toxicity of ...
According to event organizers, despite public outcry and the 2016 passage of Measure V declaring the leaving of dead standing trees for more than 90 days illegal, Mendocino Redwood Company continues to apply the cell-disrupting herbicide, Imazapyr, ...
[Editor's note: Andrew Kniss is a professor in the Department of Plant sciences at the University of Wyoming.] herbicide use is among the most criticized aspects of modern farming, especially as it relates to genetically engineered (GE) crops. Many ...
April 11, 2017 - Two nonprofit organizations on Friday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for misleading the public by labeling its popular weedkiller Roundup as "target[ing] an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets.
In Portageville, surrounded by farmers and agriculture industry leaders, the governor signed House Bill 662. The bill increases civil penalties for the off-label use of herbicides on a crop to $10,000 for each violation; for repeat offenders, that ...
herbicides bind to specific molecules in plants - known as a herbicide's site of action - which interferes with a weed's growth and development.
Practical farmers of Iowa encourages farmers who are planning to graze cover crops this spring to first find out if their corn or soybean herbicides have grazing restrictions. While grazing cover crops offers many benefits - such as helping cattle ...
It depends on the brand of herbicide how long you need to wait to plant cover crops after you've applied the herbicide. Smith has done several trials to see how different herbicides affect cover crops. On one of his plots, he noticed that on the plot ...
The herbicide/pesticide program allows applicators of herbicides and pesticides to include general liability and property coverage for spray rigs on one policy.
QUESTION: I'm seeing an odd symptom on my young tomato plants. At the very top of the plants, the leaves are turning bright yellow to almost white right in the center.
... continuous reliance on single mode-of-action post-emergence herbicides such as glyphosate, and decreased use of soil-applied residual herbicides have favored herbicide selection pressure in Palmer amaranth. In Nebraska, Palmer amaranth populations ...
Lebanon Seaboard corporation filed a complaint March 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania alleging the defendant uses the mark "PREEM" on the labels of its herbicides. Both companies' products in question are herbicides.
Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Valent U.S.A. corporation has announced newly approved uses for citrus and caneberries for its Chateau herbicide SW. Chateau, a broad spectrum preemergence herbicide, offers residual protection against more than 90 annual ...
Israeli planes have been reported spraying herbicides over land inside the Gaza Strip on four occasions in 2017, including twice in the last two days.
The incident prompted the school's first use of its shelter-in-place room, which was completed a month before high winds on March 3 blew herbicides to the school on La. 3089. The two weed-killers being sprayed that day, creating a strong odor, were ...
MSU weed scientist Prashant Jha, left, and Bryan Scherrer, doctoral student in MSU's Department of Electrical and Computer engineering, perform hyperspectral imaging of herbicide-resistant and susceptible kochia strains in barley and wheat fields at ...
In fact, there is a lot left to learn about this resistance mechanism. "We don't know what level of resistance the new mutations confer relative to glycine 210," Tranel says.
... of glyphosate and spiralling costs to develop new herbicides had stymied progress. "In the past 30 years no new herbicide mode of action has been brought to market during a time that over 500 new cases of herbicide resistance have appeared," he said.
Plants that have reached the reproductive stage may be difficult to control as the movement of photosynthates change, thereby altering the movement of herbicides that are translocated in the phloem. Also, older vegetative tissues often absorb less ...
(Portageville) Bipartisan legislation increasing the penalties for illegal use of herbicides has been signed into law by Governor Eric Greitens.
Greitens signed the bill Thursday, before a ceremonial signing during a Friday visit to Southeast Missouri. That area's been hit by crop damage after the herbicide dicamba was sprayed on crops in an unauthorized manner. The herbicide drifted to ...
LOVELAND, Colo. - Innvictis Crop Care LLC announced Stave as the newest addition to its expanding portfolio. Stave will be a great tool for hard-to-control ...
According to most weed scientists, the number of herbicide-resistant weeds currently residing in grower fields around the globe has expanded from a handful in the mid-1990s to 238 today, with these being resistant to 26 different kinds of herbicides ...
PRE herbicides act by killing newly germinated weed seedlings, which come in contact with the herbicide as they grow their first shoot or root.
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed a law to increase fines for illegal use of herbicides that damage other farmers' crops.
FMC will acquire DuPont's global chewing pest insecticide portfolio, its global cereal broadleaf herbicides, and a substantial portion of DuPont's global crop protection R&D capabilities.
Eric Greitens has signed a law to increase fines for illegal use of herbicides that damage other farmers' crops. Greitens signed the bill Thursday, before a ceremonial signing during a Friday visit to southeast Missouri.
agriculture professionals and homeowners now have an online reference if they suspect their plants have sustained injury from herbicides. The new herbicide Injury database at https://plants.uaex.edu/herbicide/default.aspx, contains more than 1,000 ...
Historically, we have not recommended early preplant herbicide (EPP) application in our region with a couple of exceptions such as for marestail control.
Through extensive research, an Andover high school student determined that chemical herbicides are, in fact, hazardous to both human and aquatic health, and pleaded with the town's conservation Commission to consider non-chemical alternatives.


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