LATEST NEWS FROM Weeds

17:19PM May 13, 2019

Bayer Jury Awards $2 Billion Damages in Third Roundup Trial

Bloomberg News
Wire Service
Bayer AG was ordered to pay more than $2 billion in damages to a California couple that claimed they got cancer as a result of using the company’s Roundup weedkiller
07:00AM May 02, 2019

Pigweed Leaves No Room for Error

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
As you peer into corn and soybean fields across the Corn Belt and Mid-South you’re hopefully seeing crop seedlings poke through soil. However, delayed planting could mean weeds, rather than
Spraying beans
11:57AM Apr 15, 2019

Restricted Use Pesticide Recordkeeping Tools

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
With spraying season upon farmers it’s important to make accurate record keeping a priority. In the case of restricted use pesticides, hold on to those records for at least three
10:20AM Apr 09, 2019

Ferrie: Pesticide Complacency Builds Resistance

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor
Don't build resistance while cutting pesticide costs.
10:49AM Mar 20, 2019

Jury Says Roundup Caused Cancer in Second Trial Verdict

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
A six-person jury in San Francisco found Roundup did cause cancer in a man who used the product in his yard. This is the second case to go to trial
18:10PM Jul 11, 2018

Helm Agro Acquires Extreme Herbicide From BASF

AgWeb Guest Editor
AgWeb Contributor
Helm announces the signing of an agreement to acquire Extreme herbicide from BASF Corporation.
12:30PM May 25, 2018

Worst Weeds, Ranked

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
It’s no secret that weeds are a farmer’s enemy—but which weeds pose the biggest threat? The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) recently deployed a survey to nearly 200 weed