Tag Archives: herbicide

Rice industry received several ‘gifts’ for the 2018 season

Vicky Boyd

The 2018 rice season reminds me of Christmas. You rip into the boxes under the tree and can’t wait to go outside and try out your new toys. This year, rice producers received a number of presents in the form of a new herbicide-tolerant technology, a new herbicidal mode of action and three new jasmine-type varieties. Read More »

The hunt is on

Weedy rice control remains elusive for California growers, but researchers continue to search for potential herbicides. Read More »

EPA registers Gowan herbicide premix

gambit herbicide

The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Gambit, a premix from Yuma, Arizona-based Gowan USA comprising Permit and Peak. The active ingredients are halosulfuron and prosulfuron, respectively. Read More »

Be a good neighbor

paraquat drift

Pay attention to avoid drift when applying soybean desiccants around rice fields, even those that are near draining and appear finished. Read More »

Fungicide timing critical for smut management

kernel smut

Kernel smut in rice seemed to be more prevalent in southwest Louisiana last year than it has been historically. Typically, kernel smut pressure in southwest Louisiana is much lower than in the northeastern Louisiana rice-production area. Read More »