Online tool assists specialty crop growers, applicators

April 20th, 2017|

SWISHER, Iowa — DriftWatch, a new online mapping tool for sensitive crops, allows herbicide or insecticide applicators to see where bees and specialty crops are being raised in their neighborhood. The program just launched in

6 ways to reduce herbicide drift

April 12th, 2017|

Many people are excited about using new technology to fight weeds. They’re hoping for better control with the dicamba-based products that can now be applied over Xtend soybeans. At the same time, others are concerned

Today’s Topic: NC marks 1st anniversary of using FieldWatch programs to protect bees and crops

April 11th, 2017|

A year ago this month, North Carolina became the 14th state to partner with FieldWatch, an online mapping service designed to help prevent crop damage and bee deaths from accidental or unintended pesticide drift. The BeeCheck