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Dicamba: Consider Tank Mix Without Glyphosate – Plus 4 Other Tips...

In a late, delayed spring like this one, growers may have to rely on postemergence herbicide applications more than usual to control weeds. If...

Midwest Weeds: Wet, Cold Weather Made for Woolly Fields – DTN

Leave that 4-inch soda can in the truck -- some of the weeds and cover crop cover in the Midwest right now will require...

Electrocuting Weeds – European Zapper Slated For U.S. Testing

A new weed-killing tool is coming to America and its mode of action is, well, quite shocking. The latest buzz in weed control is called...

Dicamba: Effects of pH, Tankmixing And Additives – Deep Diving Into...

How do tankmixes and pH affect dicamba volatility? That’s a deep and wide subject that University of Tennessee weed scientists addressed in late April...

Nebraska: Spring Burndown Challenges And How To Overcome Them – Podcast

On this month’s Nebraska CropWatch podcast, Extension Educator Michael Sindelar talks with Extension Weed Specialist Amit Jhala about spring burndown herbicide applications.  Jhala talks about...

Not Scared Of Palmer Pigweed? Better Recalibrate Your Thinking, Says This...

Editor’s Note: The author, Matt Hagny with Pinnacle Crop Tech in Salina, Kansas, has been an independent crop consultant specializing in no-till systems since...

A Big Mess: Devising 2,4-D and Dicamba Burndown Plan After Flooding

With flood, cold, and wet conditions in March/April, many producers are facing a smaller than expected window for making their burndown herbicide applications before...

Nebraska Soybeans: Which Dicamba Product Can I Use for Burndown? (Trick...

I recently received several phone calls from growers with questions on terminating broadleaf cover crop species and broadleaf weeds using dicamba products. The growers...

Palmer Amaranth: 5 Tips for Spotting Pigweed Seedlings- DTN

We've all seen them -- the startling pictures of giant Palmer amaranth plants towering over soybean fields, with their long, spiky seed heads jutting...

Palmer Pigweed: Running Out of Options

Farm news items rarely appear in mainstream consumer news outlets with a well balanced view. But this week National Public Radio gave Stanley Culpepper,...

For A “Weed-Free” Combine, Feed It Straw – No Kidding

A seemingly thorough cleaning of a combine with compressed air, a leaf blower or pressure washer can still leave millions of weed seeds hiding...

Dicamba Movement – 7 Key Points, 4 Years Of Research

We are beginning our fifth year of monitoring inversions in Missouri. In 2017 we started expanding our inversion monitoring network and also began studying...

Dicamba – EPA Plans to Limit States Rights on “Local Needs”...

After months of denials and vague language, EPA has confirmed it is considering limiting the ability of states to restrict pesticide use beyond the...

Dicamba-Tolerant Corn On The Horizon

Dicamba-tolerant crop acreage could grow even larger in the next decade, when and if Bayer's XtendFlex corn reaches the market. This corn trait, developed by...

Webinar: Early-Season Weed Management In The Age Of Resistance

Click below to watch this comprehensive webinar on early-season weed control, featuring a presentation by Purdue University weed scientist Bryan Young. The program was produced...

Battling Weed Resistance – Time For A Community Approach?

If you want to gain control of resistant weeds on your farm, don’t go it alone. Two recent computer simulation studies indicate that local...

Price Drops On Australia’s Newest Seed Destructor Design

Australia’s weed-seed destruction systems still remain a point of research in the U.S., with a handful of combines equipped with the grinding mills or...

Tank Mixing – 8 Steps Towards Getting It Right

When herbicide-resistant crops entered the market, two radical changes in farming practices occurred: First, weed control got easier, faster and less costly. Second, the...

Weed Control: A New Generation of Scientists, Technology, Ideas – DTN

"We have to do better." That was the challenge issued from Scott Senseman, a weed scientist and the 2018 president of the Weed Science Society...

Waterhemp Scores Again – Resistance Found to Yet Another Herbicide Group...

Waterhemp has just thumbed its nose at another group of herbicides.  Waterhemp resistant to Group 15 herbicides (very long chain fatty acid inhibitors) has officially...