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Private Applicators Pesticide Training

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County, will be hosting a Private Applicators Pesticide training on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 located at 104 S Fuller in Meridian.  Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. with the training starting at 8:30 a.m. and continue until noon.   The training is open to the public. The cost of the class is $75.00.  A Laws and Regulation Manual and a Private Applicator Study guide is mandatory, and included in the class cost. It is recommended that the manuals and study guide… Read More →

Private Applicator Training

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County, will be hosting a Private Applicators Pesticide training on Tuesday, April 10th  at the Clifton Civic Center. Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. with the training starting at 8:30 a.m. and will continue until noon. The training is open to the public. The cost of the class is $75.00.  A Laws and Regulation Manual and a Private Applicator Study guide is mandatory, and included in the class cost. It is recommended that the manuals and study guide be picked up… Read More →

Dicamba Herbicide Updates

Dicamba tolerant cotton and soybean varieties were brought to the market in 2015 and 2016, respectively, and were followed in 2017 by the newly registered dicamba herbicides formulated specifically to have lower volatility.  Following a challenging launch in 2017 of these newly registered herbicides in some states, the EPA worked with companies registering the new dicamba formulations to make revisions to those product labels in an effort to reduce incidence of off-target movement during application.  In mid-October, revised labels for XtendiMax® with VaporGrip® Technology, Fexapan Plus VaporGrip® Technology,… Read More →

Flag the Technology

If you’ve driven past a field lately and noticed differing colored flags you are seeing a newer field marking program originally developed by the University of Arkansas.  These flags are used in crop production operations to reduce the risk of misapplication of herbicides.  This practice will make chemical applicators aware of sensitive crops adjacent to the field being sprayed. Recent herbicide tolerant crop introductions have provided new options for controlling herbicide resistant weeds.  But, the herbicides used in these programs can have detrimental effects on non-tolerant crops. To… Read More →