Ohio: No-Till Wheat – Burndown with Glyphosate Scarcity

It’s been a strange couple of years.  Shortages and supply chain problems (ask any cyclist who likes to break things often).  And just when...

Nebraska Enlist Corn: Control of Roundup/Liberty Resistant Volunteers

Corn-on-corn production systems are common in highly productive irrigated fields in south-central Nebraska, which can create issues with volunteer corn management in corn fields. Many...

Nebraska Enlist Soybeans: Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth

Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth is a problematic annual broadleaf weed in soybean production fields in Nebraska and many other states in the United States. A glyphosate-resistant...

Arkansas Rice: Application Cut-Off Timings for Common Herbicides

The table below provides the application cut-off timing for common herbicides used in rice in Arkansas determined from herbicide labels in 2021 (see MP566 for publication...

Arkansas Rice: Pennsylvania Smartweed Confirmed as ALS-Inhibitor-Resistant

Smartweed species (Persicaria spp.) have been reported as important weeds to manage in Midsouth rice acres.  Acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibiting herbicides have become the go-to options...

North Carolina: Identifying Waterhemp, a New Type of Pigweed – Videos

Waterhemp is a new weed to North Carolina. It looks a lot like the other pigweeds- redroot pigweed and Palmer amaranth. Waterhemp often already...

Dicamba: Herbicide Injury Complaints Again on the Rise – DTN

Both the temperature and tempers are running hot this summer, as herbicide injury surfaces across the Midwest and South once again. Dicamba remains the primary...

Rice: Research Quantifies Effects of Paraquat Drift

Researchers are learning how to manage rice fields when paraquat drifts onto them early and late in the season, but what impact this herbicide...

EPA Sued Over New Herbicide Approval – DTN

Another herbicide is in the crosshairs of environmental groups and this time before it ever finds the field. EPA's approval of a newly registered herbicide...

Winter Wheat: Control Volunteer Wheat to Protect Next Year’s Crop

Did you know you can lose two wheat crops from one hailstorm? It could be yours or your neighbor’s. The first loss is the current...

Soybeans: Dicamba Injury – Are There Recovery Options?

In recent years, one of the most common questions we get asked by producers whose soybeans have been injured with dicamba is, "Is there...

Waterhemp: A Multi-State Evaluation of Responses to Dicamba, Glufosinate

With support from the United Soybean Board, in 2019 and 2020 we conducted a screening of 212 waterhemp populations from 7 different states to...

Michigan: Status of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in 2021

In 2020, 19 samples were submitted for herbicide resistance screening to MSU Plant & Pest Diagnostics. The majority of these samples were sponsored by the...

Herbicide Drift: Cellulosic Nanomaterial Could Help Solve the Problem

Joseph Batta-Mpouma and Gurshagan Kandhola found a tiny solution to a big problem. Batta-Mpouma says up to 70 million pounds of herbicides are lost to...

Pennsylvania: Herbicide Options for Controlling a Failed Corn Crop

With a spring like this, we are starting to get questions about poor corn emergence and replanting issues. There are times when corn (previously...

Weed Management: Drought Impact on Soil-Applied Herbicides

The weather is beautiful, and planting is in full throttle. However, due to the lack of rainfall, soil-applied herbicides have not been or will...

Fed Watchdog Slams EPA on Dicamba – DTN

Senior EPA officials deliberately mishandled the agency's 2018 registration decision for three dicamba herbicides -- FeXapan, XtendiMax, and Engenia -- according to the agency's...

Sentris and Glyphosate Tank-Mix Compatibility Problems

We’ve had several reports of applicators experiencing issues when tank-mixing products with Engenia and the new volatility reducing agent (VRA) from BASF, Sentris. Applicators...

Arkansas: Dicamba Rule Changes and Recommendations

On May 3rd, 2021, the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) met and voted to alter the 2021 rules for over-the-top use of dicamba in...

Arkansas Peanuts: Section 18 Approved for Brake Herbicide

A Section 18 Emergency Use Exemption label for Brake (fluridone) herbicide has been approved by EPA for applications from 14 days pre-plant to 36...