Minnesota: Rethink Weed Control If You Planted Early This Year

Planting has progressed rapidly this spring across much of Minnesota and a considerable amount of corn and soybean acres were planted by May 4....

Illinois Soybeans: Residual Herbicides Applied Postemergence

Soil-residual herbicides are important components of integrated weed management programs.  Reducing the number of weeds exposed to foliar-applied herbicides helps reduce the selection intensity...

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Why Has Junglerice Become Such a Problem?

The results of some studies UT Extension has done to try to determine why junglerice has become a major weed pest in Tennessee Xtend...

Louisiana: Glyphosate-Resistant Ryegrass Will Motivate You In A Big Way

How many of you had an issue with glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass this spring?  Did you expect clethodim to solve the problem and then found...

Nebraska Soybeans: Controlling Palmer Amaranth, Velvetleaf with Overlapping Residuals

The cost of soybean seed has been increasing over the years, with herbicide-resistant soybean seed cost being higher than that of conventional soybean for...

Iowa: What’s Happening To My PRE herbicide on the Soil Surface?

Planting occurred at a near record pace in much of Iowa due to lack of rain in late April. This string of dry weather also allowed...

Dicamba: State Regulators Urge EPA To Consider Post-Emerge Ban – DTN

On April 28, the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) sent EPA a letter asking that the agency consider banning postemergence use of...

Michigan Hemp: 5 Steps for Creating a Weed Management Plan

Weed control in hemp will require careful planning as very few pesticides are currently registered for use in hemp. For a current list of...

Michigan Corn: Coping With 2019’s Legacy – Heavy Weed Seed Deposits

Given the difficult 2019 season and resulting weed seed production, weed populations could potentially be higher in 2020 compared to previous years. When considering...

Arkansas: Looking For Marestail Options In Cotton, Corn

Many calls coming in on marestail (horseweed) control this week, “what can I spray and plant immediately” or “It’s up with my crop now...

Nebraska Soybeans: Timing Critical for PRE PPO Residual Applications

Soybean planting is about to start in Nebraska and it’s time to select pre-emergence herbicides to be applied in soybean. Protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicides...

Michigan: Can Cover Crops Control Horseweed? – Video

Horeseweed, also known as marestail, is a troublesome weed throughout Michigan. It has continued to cause issues due to increased adoption of no-till practices,...

10 Ways to Reduce Spray Drift

The importance of keeping crop protectant applications on target continues to be at the forefront of growers' minds as well as people neighboring the...

Tennessee: Junglerice/Barnyardgrass Starting to Emerge

We have started to notice Junglerice/Barnyardgrass emergence here in West Tennessee on Tuesday (April 28th). The key way to ID junglerice at this young...

Michigan Soybeans: Spray On Time…Those Bushels Add Up

Make sure weeds have been cleaned up prior to planting. Left alone, they might take a bigger bite out of yield potential than you...

Why Should You Calibrate Your Sprayer, And How?

This is the time to check the accuracy of your sprayer. While applying too little pesticide may result in ineffective pest control, too much...

Alabama Peanuts: Weed Control on a Budget

Row crop commodity prices have been very low due to COVID-19 and the lack of demand. Peanut prices were at $418 a ton in...

Pest Management: Do You Know Which Sprayer Nozzles to Buy?

This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. Although nozzles...

Arkansas Rice: Start Clean, Use Residuals – Don’t Let Weeds See the Light of...

Everything has officially greened up across the state (looks like I’m mowing our lawn soon), and rice is going in the ground. And although...

Pennsylvania: Burndown Herbicides, Sensitive Surroundings, and DriftWatch

Lately we have received calls asking for burndown herbicide suggestions for fields that are adjacent to sensitive crops such as vineyards or specialty crops....