Weed Control

UC Cooperative Extension studies organic herbicides for weed control in landscapes

The safety of the weed killer glyphosate, the active ingredient in some well-known Roundup products, has been the subject of attention recently becaus... more »

In trials, OMRI-listed adjuvant reduces the rate of organic herbicides needed

Attune Agriculture recently made public results of trials for its OMRI-listed adjuvant, Ampersand. Ampersand can reduce the use rate of organic her... more »

Essential oils researched for potential in organic ag

Organic food sales topped $50 billion in the United States in 2018. Statistics from the Organic Trade Association tell part of the story of this growi... more »

Certis USA launches website tool for biocontrols

Certis USA has launched the company’s new website as a vital online resource for the company’s portfolio of biological products for use in U.S. an... more »

Virtual ‘Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Days’ start Sept. 11

Greetings dear reader, It is a bleary-eyed early morning for me – writing this article trying to stay on deadline. The hottest part of the summer s... more »

Why horticultural growers love cover crops

CCover crops are widely used in agriculture to strengthen soils and keep weeds away, but a recent survey showed fruit and vegetable growers are using ... more »

OMRI offering organic materials review program for Mexico

OMRI (the Organic Materials Review Institute) is now accepting applications for input review to the Mexico Organic Products Law (Ley de Productos Org... more »

Homeplate organic herbicide approved in California

Registration approval of the non-selective herbicide Homeplate by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) unlocks a new option for ... more »

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