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Kixor Herbicide Receives EPA Label Acceptance

BASF announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of a new active ingredient, Kixor herbicide, for use on a wide range of no-till crops and effective on more than 70 broadleaf weeds. Starting this fall, four formulations Powered by Kixor herbicide — Sharpen herbicide, OpTill herbicide, Integrity herbicide and Treevix herbicide — will be available to help growers tackle today’s weed control challenges in their fields.
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New Crop Protection Products Keep Coming

With herbicide-tolerant corn acres expected to rise to about 70 percent in 2008, new herbicides bring residual activity to help improve weed control.
Just because herbicide-tolerant crops now dominate the majority of acres in the Midwest does not mean that crop protection manufacturers are bowing out of the new herbicides race. In fact, many are adapting their portfolios to the way that growers prefer to control weeds today, particularly in corn.
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No-Till Switchgrass Looking Possible

No-tillers have a stake in the production of ethanol. Currently, most ethanol is produced from corn, which has driven up demand and prices. But the consensus among researchers is that corn grain eventually will be replaced by other raw materials, possibly including crop residue, which could a revenue source for no-tillers.
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Tackling Small Grain Pest Concerns

Tech reps from Bayer CropScience and Syngenta Crop Protection outline new no-till small grain pesticide management strategies.
Having invested in the latest sprayer technologies, cereal grain growers are gearing up to do a better job of applying pesticides — starting this fall with winter wheat.
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