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Waterhemp: ‘Friendly’ Native Evolves into Cornbelt’s Worst Weed Problem

Waterhemp’s rise to the Cornbelt’s worst weed is one of the Cornbelt’s more fascinating weed-related events over the past 40 years.  Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) is...

Harvest Weed Seed Control – Podcast

In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Dr. Michael Walsh, a Weed...

Pennsylvania: Is It Too Late to Control Weeds?

As temperatures get colder, some people wonder if it is too late to control weeds, especially perennials. In the fall, foliar applied herbicides can...

Dicamba: Arkansas Slaps $105,000 Fine On Farmer For Alleged Misuse

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Board met on October 23 and fined a Missouri farmer $105,000 for nine violations of Arkansas laws and...

Harvest Weed Seed Control – How It Depletes Soil Seedbank

The Soil Seedbank “Soil seedbank” refers to weed seeds present in the soil. The soil seedbank serves as the source of next season weed problems....

Soybeans: 7 Herbicide-Tolerant Traits Available – Which to Pick? – DTN

Farmers have a range of choices when it comes to herbicide-tolerant soybean technology in 2020 -- up to seven different traits. When selecting seed, remember...

Nebraska: Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail – Fall Management Options

Abundant rain the last couple of months in much of eastern Nebraska has promoted the relatively early emergence of winter annual weeds, particularly marestail....

Harvest Weed Seed Control – Waterhemp Seed Retention

Combines are the most important seed dispersal mechanism for weeds in our cropping system.  While a small amount of seed may leave the field with...

Cover Crops For Weed Management – Here’s A How-To “Tool Box”

For a broad look at working with cover crops for weed control, check out a new web-based resource from the Integrated Weed Management (IWM)...

Dicamba: Illinois Kicks Off 2020 Regulation Showdown – DTN

With much of the 2019 soybean crop still in the field, the state of Illinois pushed the 2020 soybean season into the limelight last...

Michigan: Fall Weed Control Reminders on Late, Prevent Plant Acres

In general, 2019 was a difficult year for weed control with the large number of acres that were planted late or not at all...

Louisiana: Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Considerations

Glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass has become a significant issue for Louisiana farmers, especially in the northeastern part of the state.  I have been asked when...

Dicamba: Illinois Department of Ag Announces 2020 Restrictions

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced additional label restrictions for the 2020 growing season for the herbicide dicamba. After careful consideration, IDOA Director...

Plan Your Cover Crop for Weed Suppression – Video

How much biomass do you need for weed suppression? The more you let a cover crop grow, the greater effect that biomass will have...

No Pigweed Left Behind – Make That A Goal At Harvest

At harvest this year, watch for patches of pigweeds, which are quickly multiplying across Ohio. A campaign dubbed “No Pigweed Left Behind” is aimed at...

Texas: Herbicide-Resistant Kochia Invading High Plains

Kochia, a kind of tumbleweed, has long been associated with the Texas High Plains, but its abundance is starting to alarm Texas A&M AgriLife...

Tennessee Wheat: Ryegrass Management Options

With all the issues with ryegrass in wheat last year many are asking if there are any better options for control. The main issue...

Iowa: Harvest Weed Seed Control Clinic, Boone, Oct. 21

The spread of multiple-resistant weeds threatens Iowa’s production system. In order to slow the expansion of resistance, greater diversity in weed management is necessary.  An...

Herbicide Resistant Waterhemp Moves Into Canada

A team including evolutionary biologists from the University of Toronto (U of T) have identified the ways in which herbicide-resistant strains of an invasive...

Ohio: 4 Reminders for Fall Herbicide Treatments

If you have never applied herbicide in fall to burn down winter annuals, or done it only infrequently, this might be the year to...