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More Herbicide Options For No-Till Weed Control

No-Tillers now have a new option when it comes to making effective, economical corn-herbicide decisions. Option corn herbicide, from Aventis CropScience, recently received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration and was registered in nearly all corn-producing states earlier this spring.
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Pilot Project Underway On No-Till Carbon-Credit

Details on an agreement that allows Pacific Northwest Direct Seeding Association members to lease carbon credits to a major energy company were announced at the organization’s annual meeting in mid-January. The pilot project is expected to include leasing 30,000 tons of carbon dioxide (the equivalent of 8,174 tons of carbon) over 10 years.
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Cover Crop Incentives Are Gobbled Up Fast

Within a brief period of time, no-tillers and other farmers within four counties in designated watersheds on Maryland's Western Shore applied for more than $350,000 of cost-sharing for seeding cover crops this fall.
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New Products To Battle No-Till Corn Weeds, Insects

National No-Tillage Conference attendees heard fresh ideas on attacking both weeds and insects in no-tilled corn.
One of the hot topics at the National No-Tillage Conference held in Cincinnati was corn herbicides. Sara Gehant, technical support representative, Syngenta; David Lamore, technical service representative, Aventis CropScience; and Paul Sprangle, agronomy research manager, Monsanto; addressed issues on combatting corn weeds and introduced seven new products.
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European News Is Discouraging For No-Till Carbon Sinks

With government officials from the European Union objecting to the use of no-till and forest land as no-till carbon sinks, the U.S. recently made concessions in this area for reducing carbon dioxide losses into the atmosphere. This action took place during a recent meeting of worldwide government officials seeking approval of the international Kyoto Protocol treaty to curb climate change.
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Forget Yellow Soybean Concerns With New Touchdown Herbicide Formulation

Forget Yellow Soybean Concerns With New Touchdown Herbicide Formulation
Awaiting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration approval for the 2001 growing season, a new formulation of Touchdown herbicide from Zeneca Ag Products will eliminate any concerns about yellow flash and other crop tolerance problems you may have in Roundup Ready corn and cotton.
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