Ag retailers play a critical role in Best Management Practices for herbicides

Stratus Ag Research surveyed 803 farmers from the Midwest and southern states to determine their knowledge of BMPs, attitudes about weed resistance and how they are adapting their farming practices to deal with this issue.

June 3, 2014 – Luckily, in today’s information age, there’s no shortage of ways to get your message heard. This is particularly important when it comes to sharing best management practices (BMPs) for on-farm challenges like staying one step ahead…

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One Million Acres of Glyphosate Resistant Weeds in Canada:  Stratus Survey

Farmers across Canada are taking notice, as resistant weeds follow U.S. trends. May 29, 2013, GUELPH, ONTARIO – Canadian farmers are reporting that 1.1 million acres of cropland are infested with species of glyphosate resistant weeds, according to a survey by Stratus Ag Research.

May 29, 2013 – The million acres makes up 1.3% of total crop acres in Canada, but 6.7% of farmers said they have the problem on at least part of their land.  The survey found that 10.9% of farms in eastern Canada are infested, compared to 5.4%…

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Glyphosate Resistant Weeds – Intensifying

Not only are glyphosate resistant weeds spreading geographically, the problem is also intensifying with multiple species now resistant on an increasing number of farms.

January 25, 2013 – US farmers told us that 61.2 million acres of cropland are infested with glyphosate resistant weeds, almost doubling since 2010. Stratus has asked thousands of US farmers about resistance, with surveys across 31 states over three years. The trends are dramatic: Nearly half (49%)…

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