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Mississippi: New Paraquat Handling and Use Regulations

Paraquat dichloride is often simply referred to as “paraquat” and is one of the most common herbicide active ingredients in the United States (US-EPA...

Syngenta’s New Gramoxone 3SL (Paraquat) Formulation

Syngenta recently received a label for their new formulation of paraquat sold under the trade name of Gramoxone 3SL (3 lb ai/gal).  As you...

Herbicide Rule Changes – Hoops You’ll Have To Jump Through – DTN

The federal label requires special training if you intend to use Engenia, XtendiMax, FeXapan, or Tavium dicamba formulations in 2020. And, for the first...

Italian Ryegrass: Study Explores Different Control Methods – Video

Italian ryegrass is a problematic weed in cereals, grass seed crops, and grain crops planted no-till. It can result in significant yield losses if...

Marestail: Integrated Weed Management Starts Now – Video

Marestail, also known as horseweed, management is challenging because the weed can emerge in both fall and spring. In addition, herbicide resistant populations are...

Soybeans: Cereal Rye Cover Crop Helps Control Weeds – DTN

When John Werries and his son Dean started using cover crops, their primary goal was to prevent soil erosion on their Illinois farm. Seven...

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...