The 11 Biggest Resistance Threats

Take Action – Herbicide-Resistance Management Herbicide Groups and Sites of Action Herbicide Groups provide a simple way of determining a herbicide’s site of action. The site of action is the specific protein a herbicide binds to, resulting in disruption of a physiological process (mode of action) and plant death.  Weed-management programs that include multiple Herbicide… [ Read More ]

Palmer Amaranth Spotted

Palmer Amaranth has been spotted in Christian County, KY.  As your local provider of the latest news, crop conditions and pest alerts, 1st Source Agronomy suggests that Kentucky and Tennessee growers take measures to prevent its spread.

Make The Case For Fungicides In 2014

CropLife | By Lisa Heacox | February 3, 2014 Coming off 2012 and the worst drought many in the Corn Belt had ever witnessed, growers and dealers wondered what 2013 might hold for disease pressure. “Midwest geographies started out very wet, but by July the rain had shut off, leaving growers really debating whether to… [ Read More ]

Wireworms – Melanotus spp., Agriotes mancus Say, and Limonius dubitans LeConte

Purdue University-Field Crops IPM | January 28, 2014 Appearance and Life History Adult wireworms are called click beetles. Their name comes from the clicking sound they make while attempting to right themselves after falling or being placed on their backs. Several species of wireworm larvae damage cereal and forage crops while feeding on underground portions… [ Read More ]

Anthem Herbicide Now Available For Soybeans

CropLife  |  December 20, 2013 FMC Agricultural Solutions has announced a new EPA crop registration of its Anthem SE herbicide now for use on soybeans. Anthem herbicide offers both corn and soybean growers control of broadleaf weeds and grasses with flexible application timing up to 45 days preplant, preemergence and early postemergence. “Anthem has proven… [ Read More ]