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Alfalfa, Red Clover can Furnish N for Following Crops

Legumes still can provide valuable N to today’s cropping systems. Legumes also contribute a non-nitrogen rotation effect due to addition of soil organic matter and improvement in soil health. Corn grown following alfalfa stands that are 2+ years old (and contained at least 50% alfalfa) require no nitrogen fertilizer on many soils. Red clover N credits are less than for alfalfa.


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UPL Expands Herbicide Product for 2022

The product can be used in 30 states

For growers who face persistent troublesome weeds, INTERMOC is a unique combination of contact and residual herbicides that is designed to be a component of a season-long weed control program. 


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New Mutations for Herbicide Resistance Rarer than Expected, Study Finds

Seeking to better understand herbicide resistance, researchers exposed more than 70 million grain amaranth seeds to a soil-based herbicide. Though preliminary, the findings suggest that the mutation rate in amaranth is very low, and that low-level herbicide application contributes little — if anything — to the onset of new mutations conferring resistance, say researchers at the University of Illinois.
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Novel Sugar From Cyanobacteria Targets Same Pathway as Glyphosate

The newly discovered natural molecule could be as effective as Roundup but potentially safe and non-toxic to humans and animals.
Chemists and microbiologists at Tübingen University in Germany have discovered a sugar molecule that inhibits the growth of plants and microorganisms and appears to be harmless to human cells. Could this be an alternative to controversial glyphosate?
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