Author Archives: Stanley Culpepper

Cooperation and preparation are keys to agriculture sustainability.

Stewarding agriculture is a passion that we all have in common.  Preparing for the launch of two “new” auxin herbicide active ingredients for in-season cotton … Continue reading

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A farmer asked, “How far does my neighbor need to keep his auxin spray away from my peaches?”. (A.S. Culpepper, J.C. Smith)

In one of our Using Pesticides Wisely trainings, an elderly gentlemen with a deep voice and powerful persona put me on the spot and wanted … Continue reading

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A farmer asked “there is so much talk about preventing off-target movement of 2,4-D and dicamba, and I get it, but how will the weed control be with an auxin system in the new technologies.” (Culpepper, Smith).

Dicamba and 2,4-D are certainly not new herbicides and weed species responses are mostly well known.  Controlling many of our problem weeds such as morningglory, … Continue reading

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Avoiding Mixing Issues with Paraquat! (Culpepper, York, Mclean, Faircloth).

During 2012, numerous tank compatibility issues occurred when mixing paraquat (Gramoxone SL 2.0 and others) with commonly used burndown or preemergence herbicides for cotton (Figure … Continue reading

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Brake herbicide for cotton…..the whole story!!

Brake herbicide for cotton……. the whole story! (Culpepper) Recently, several articles have suggested Brake (fluridone) may be the panacea for Palmer amaranth control. This simply … Continue reading

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LeadOff herbicide for residual Palmer amaranth control…..not so fast!!!!

LeadOff herbicide for residual Palmer amaranth control…….not so fast! (Culpepper, Prostko, York). LeadOff (rimsulfuron + thifensulfuron), a fairly new burndown herbicide for several agronomic crops, … Continue reading

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