Tagged: 2 4-D damage grapes

Purdue Issues New 2,4-D Warnings 0

Purdue Issues New 2,4-D Warnings

Midwest Wine Press has been covering the approval process for new forms of the herbicide 2,4-D for the past two years.  Now comes word from Captital Press, an agricultural publication for the Western United...

New Herbicide Resistant Crops Being Considered By USDA 1

New Herbicide Resistant Crops Being Considered By USDA

Herbicide drift has become a major issue for Midwestern grape and fruit growers as more powerful herbicides are being used to replace glyphosate.  Glyphosate- the active ingredient in the most commonly used weed killers-...

NE Herbicide Buffer Bill Tabled, Drift Damage Continues 0

NE Herbicide Buffer Bill Tabled, Drift Damage Continues

From Harvest Public Media comes news that a bill to protect grape growers from herbicide damage has stalled in the Nebraska state legislature.  Look to Midwest Wine Press for updates about the federal approval...

Herbicide Drift Plagues Ohio Vineyards in 2013 0

Herbicide Drift Plagues Ohio Vineyards in 2013

Most vegetable and fruit farmers have probably experienced crop injury from glyphosate spray drift at one time or another. The most recognizable name in this class is Roundup along with several other glyphosate products such as...

Identifying Herbicide Drift Damage 0

Identifying Herbicide Drift Damage

Last week I had the opportunity to travel around the southwestern part of Ohio and west central Ohio with my partner in crime Dr. Gary Gao. We visited several vineyards and witnessed herbicide injury in all...