Category Archives: aquatic herbicides

Industry Update: Valent and Nufarm Join Forces in the Aquatics Market

Valent Corporation signed a formal agreement with Nufarm Americas giving them exclusive distributorship of its products. All of Valent’s Professional Products, including its aquatics products Clipper and Tradewind will now be sold by Nufarm.  (more…)

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Hermiston Irrigation District to use herbicide

HERMISTON — The Hermiston Irrigation District will use aquatic herbicide in its canal system over the summer, beginning May 13.
Herbicides include Captain Liquid Copper Algaecide, and Natique Aquatic Herbicide.
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Herbicide, monitoring reducing hydrilla threat to Cayuga

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Source: Ithaca Journal (New York) 01/08/2013

Hydrilla in Cayuga Lake inlet was knocked down in 2012, but it’s not yet knocked out. Further eradication efforts are expected this year in the fight against the invasive aquatic plant that was found in the lake in August 2011.
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Gore District Council seeks more information on herbicide

The Gore District Council is seeking more information about an application by the Ministry of Primary Industries to use the aquatic herbicide Endothall in Southland. The ministry earlier this year sought resource consent for a 30-year approval to use Endothall to eradicate aquatic pests Hydrilla, Lagarosiphon and Hornwort, should they become a problem in Southland’s waters.
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Aquatic Weed Killer Allowed on Cotton

The Environmental Protection Agency is allowing Arkansas cotton growers to use fluridone on cotton through 2014, to avoid an expected 25 percent crop loss from aggressive weeds resistant to glyphosate, the commonly used pesticide, according to a new regulation.
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Plan to control weeds opposed

Environmentalist and iwi groups say chemicals not safe
The Government and electricity giant Mighty River Power want restrictions lifted on banned pesticides they want to discharge into waterways – including the Waikato River – to control pest weeds.

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Fish Population Struggling in Lake Pinehurst

The spraying of herbicides to remove aquatic weeds in Lake Pinehurst resulted in damage to small fish breeding grounds. READ MORE

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Aquatic weed control appears to be working

Scottsboro Daily Sentinel
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Source: Scottsboro Daily Sentinel (Alabama)
Date Published: 05/30/2012

The first spraying of fluridone to remove milfoil and hydrilla weeds from the Roseberry Creek Embayment appears to be successful so far… READ MORE

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Douglas County Commission gives OK to spray Lone Star Lake with herbicides

To stop an invasive plant from taking over Lone Star Lake, the Douglas County Commission has agreed to spray the water with herbicides. READ MORE

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Group: Holliston lake problem needs action, not study

A sign posted in the boat launch area at Pleasure Point on Lake Winthrop in Holliston warns about spreading aquatic weeds. By Laura Krantz/Daily News staff Town officials and a local advocacy group are butting heads over how to tackle the weed problem in Lake Winthrop.

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