Iowa: How To (Or Whether To) Integrate Residuals With Cover Crops

A common question when incorporating cover crops into a production system is, will the cover crop interfere with the performance of residual herbicides included...

Iowa: Sprayer Maintenance Tips Ahead Of Spring Herbicide Applications

Prior to spring field operations, ensuring your equipment is ready can save valuable time and reduce stress when windows get tight due to weather...

Minnesota Webinar: Hot Topics in Weed Management – Feb. 27

With the multitude of crop herbicide resistant trait packages available, chemical weed management has become more complicated, especially as herbicide resistant weeds continue to...

Weed Research: Breakthrough Allows Researchers To Fly Through Laborious Seed Counts

One, two, three, four, five. One, two, three, four, five. Over and over and over. That’s the dull routine of any researcher or student...
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North Carolina: How Those Weed Seeds Journey Between Regions – Video

In this short but fascinating video, North Carolina Extension Weed Specialist Wesley Everman recounts a couple of instances where he pinpointed how two pernicious...

Arkansas Weed Management: Getting Sprayers in Tip-Top Shape – Podcast

Pesticide applications, specifically spring herbicide burndowns, are beginning to gear up across Arkansas. This podcast highlights inspection, calibration, and maintenance of spray equipment to...

Cotton: Weed Management with Cereal Rye Cover Crops – Video

Weed management in cotton has become more challenging due to an increase in herbicide-resistant weeds, such as horseweed and Palmer amaranth. In this video...

Texas Wheat: Guidelines for 2,4-D Use

In 2015 I wrote about sensitivity of small grains—wheat specifically—to 2,4-D products, dicamba, and MCPA. I noted a handy guide from Purdue University that...
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Goal Herbicide Products Shift to Nufarm

Nufarm Americas, Inc. announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Nutrichem to market GoalTender and Goal 2XL herbicides. The marketing rights will transition...

Illinois: Residual Weed Management Challenges in 2020

No sooner have many unpleasant memories of the 2019 growing season begun to fade than we find ourselves looking ahead to contemplating potential residual...

Waterhemp Could Be The Thing That Pushes Midwest Into HWSC

In our cropping system, nothing disperses weed seeds quite as efficiently as a combine. While a small amount of seed may leave the field...

After 2019 Floods, Weed Complications Abound

Floods and excessive rainfall in the Midwest and Midsouth in 2019 plagued farmers with a wide range of snags and setbacks, some of which...

Cotton: Remove Winter Weed Hosts To Minimize Leafroll Dwarf Virus

Late-winter herbicide treatments on henbit and white clover may help growers control cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV), a new culprit that has swept into...

Herbicide Hall of Shame Gets New Entry

After a fairly long hiatus, a tweet from Corteva has earned a coveted spot in the HOS. This is a tough one since the...

Weed Seed Grinding – Canadian Firm Rolls Out Combine-Mounted Unit

Curious about grinding up weed seed before they spill out the back of your combine? It’s an established concept in Australia where a couple...

Illinois: Impact Mills Do Better Than Weed Seed Counts Might Indicate

In the battle against herbicide-resistant weeds, farmers are increasingly eager to add non-chemical control methods to their management toolbox. Impact mills, which destroy weed...

Minnesota: Noxious Weeds Spread to 8 New Counties

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) confirmed in 2019 five species of weeds on the state’s Noxious Weed Prohibited Eradicate List for the first...

Pennsylvania: What’s New for Agronomic Weed Control in 2020?

Product/Label/Pipeline Updates As in the recent past, there are absolutely no new herbicide modes of action. All the newer herbicide products are simply new premixes...

Florida: Dicamba Stewardship Training, Feb. 18

Over the last several years, many states across the Midwest and South have received extensive calls related to dicamba injury of sensitive crops from...

Herbicide Antagonism – Is It Making Bad Situations Worse? – DTN

Just like most families, herbicides don't always bring out the best in each other. In the human world, it's called "sibling rivalry" or "personality differences."...