Jennifer Weisbrod – Assistant Extension Educator

Kochia weed

NDA Releases Guidance for Enlist Herbicide Runoff Prevention Label Requirements

May 17, 2022
Both Enlist pesticide labels require the applicator to select mitigation measures worth a certain number of "credits" to avoid product runoff from the application site and subsequent surface water contamination.

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Broadleaf cover crop
When using a burndown herbicide to terminate broadleaf cover crops and weeds this spring, planting intervals often may negate the use of many 2,4-D products prior to Enlist E3® soybean planting. (Photos by Amit Jhala).

Which 2,4-D Product Should I Use as a Burndown Before Planting Enlist E3® Soybean?

April 22, 2022
A review of the best production options for growers who are preparing to terminate broadleaf cover crop species and winter annual broadleaf weeds using 2,4-D products.

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Pesticide label

Aminopyralids: Restrictions for Grazing, Compost and Manure

April 7, 2022
The EPA is currently reviewing a group of pyridines for residue concerns in manure and compost, and producers are encouraged to evaluate their grazing and compost plans before application of these herbicides.

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Pesticide application
Producers will not be allowed to apply chlorpyrifos on any food or feed products after Feb. 28, 2022.

Food Tolerances Revoked for Chlorpyrifos — What to Know

February 22, 2022
Producers will not be allowed to apply chlorpyrifos on any food or feed products after Feb. 28, 2022, and any food items treated with chlorpyrifos products after that date are not permitted to be sold.

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Field sign
PSEP file photo

Nebraska Extension to Train Nearly 10,000 Pesticide Applicators on Safety in 2022

January 12, 2022
Extension educators review important changes to Nebraska's pesticide certification/licensing program for 2022 and the new PSEP online tool, which assists prospective applicators through the process of obtaining a license. 

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Update on Roundup™ Brand Herbicides

September 28, 2021
We want to make you aware of recent developments regarding the herbicide Roundup™. While variations on the Roundup name have been used for a variety of different herbicides marketed by Bayer (formerly Monsanto), this article discusses only the Roundup formulations that contain glyphosate as their active ingredient.

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Applying pesticide

New Safety Measures for Herbicide Paraquat

August 12, 2021
The U.S. EPA is proposing new measures to reduce risks associated with Paraquat in order to protect human health and the environment.

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Bagged containers to recycle
PSEP file photo

Nebraska’s Pesticide Container Recycling Program Enters its 30th Year

May 5, 2021
The Nebraska Pesticide Container Recycling Program provides a way for private and commercial applicators to safely and responsibly dispose of their pesticide containers, free of charge.

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