Ohio: Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations

It’s déjà vu all over again.  We have run this article every few years, and it seems like maybe the frequency is increasing as...

Corn Growth Stages and Postemergence Herbicides – Size IS Important

The labels of most postemergence corn herbicides allow applications at various crop growth stages, but almost all product labels indicate a maximum growth stage...

Mississippi Soybeans: Postemergence Dicamba Applications in Xtend Crops – Podcast

Trent Irby visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss requirements for dicamba applications in Xtend soybean. Topics include application cutoff dates, tank...

Indiana Soybeans: Preemergence Herbicides and Seedling Injury

Favorable weather and soil conditions for planting during the last two weeks of April allowed many growers to get their soybeans planted relatively early...

Indiana Corn: Control Of “Volunteer” Corn in a Replant Situation

Due to the recent cold wet weather, corn planted in April has either struggled to emerge or the corn that did emerge may have...

Mixing Order of Pesticides Is Important

This is a friendly reminder to all young and old extension agents that the tank-mixing order/sequence of pesticides is very important.  I discussed this...

Iowa: Adjusting Weed Management Plans After The Dry Start

Performance of preemergence herbicides in many areas of the state may be less effective than normal due to limited rain following application. Although weed emergence following...

Minnesota: Dry Weather and Weed Management – Good or Bad?

Planting has progressed rapidly this spring given the favorable planting conditions across much of Minnesota. The week of May 10th is still forecasted to...

Liberty Herbicide: A Refresher for Maximizing Efficacy – DTN

Glufosinate herbicides, often sold under the Liberty brand, are in higher demand than ever before. This year, nearly every herbicide-tolerant soybean trait on the market...

Arkansas Rice: Ryegrass Control Is Important Before Emergence

Ouch (Fig. 4).  We’ve received a ton of phone calls and pictures on Italian/annual ryegrass this spring.  It’s easily moved into our top 5...

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...

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Flexible Herbicides If You Need to Switch Crops

With variable spring weather, delays in planting and herbicide application in some parts of the state may occur. Because of this, you might want...

Tennessee Corn: Ryegrass, Fescue Management in Emerged Fields

The call of the week is how to control ryegrass and, in a few other cases, fine fescue in emerged corn (Video of ryegrass...

Georgia: Strongarm Carryover from Peanuts to Field Corn

The 2021 field corn production season has not been great.  Cold, cloudy, wet weather has many farmers scratching their heads about the way some...

Kansas Sorghum: Shattercane Showing 5-Fold Resistance

Kansas State University researchers are reporting that shattercane, a grass weed found in grain sorghum fields, is showing resistance to herbicides designed to stem...

Nebraska: E3 Soybeans – Which 2,4-D Product to Use for Burndown?

Growers are preparing to terminate broadleaf cover crop species and winter annual broadleaf weeds using 2,4-D products and are trying to find the best...

Dicamba Settlement Deadline – DTN

Growers with soybean injury and yield loss from dicamba in the past six years have only three more weeks to file a claim with...

Pennsylvania: Marestail Burndown – What Options Are Available?

Marestail (or horseweed) is growing rapidly this spring across much of the state. Be sure you are scouting your no-till soybean fields this spring...

North Carolina: Using Corn to Your Advantage in Weed Control – Video

Including corn in a crop rotation provides growers with a great opportunity to get a handle on problematic weeds, such as palmer amaranth. Field...

North Carolina Soybeans: Preemergence Herbicide Decisions

As we start wrapping up corn planting, many people are looking toward planting some soybeans. While many other inputs are important considerations at planting,...