Winter Wheat: Warning – Herbicide Applications Under Cold Conditions Increase Injury

Spring weather conditions have provided little opportunity for field work, including herbicide applications for weed control in winter wheat. While temperatures have fluctuated and...

Provisia and Max-Ace Rice and their Herbicides

With our rice planting still on-going, we wanted to remind everyone about the importance of following the herbicide label and rice seed agreements regarding...

Need Help Identifying Weeds? There Are Apps for That!

A cornerstone of any effective weed control program is finding and treating bothersome weeds before they become established and spread. Unless you are an expert, though,...

Tennessee: Poor Burndown Performance

There have been a number of reports on disappointing burndown applications that were applied during that cold stretch, 3 to 4 weeks ago, when...

Mixing Order for 2 Difficult Tank Mixes: Reflex + Gramoxone and Atrazine + Halex...

The two most difficult tank mix partners I get complaints about are Reflex (fomesafen) + Gramoxone in cotton and Atrazine + Halex GT (mesotrione...

Midsouth: Challenges with Ryegrass in 2022 – Podcast

Daniel Stephenson with the LSU AgCenter calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to once again discuss challenges with Italian ryegrass management...

Nebraska: Enlist E3 Soybean – Which 2,4-D Product Should I Use as a Burndown?

Enlist corn and Enlist soybean producers in Nebraska will be able to use Enlist ONE (2,4-D Choline) and Enlist DUO (2,4-D Choline + Glyphosate)...

Arkansas Rice: Residual Herbicides and Wet Ground

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day!  Our wet conditions continue to bog down our rice progress so far in 2022, and with...

Nebraska: Cover Crop Termination Tradeoffs

A fall-planted cereal rye, wheat, or triticale cover crop can have both positive and negative impacts, for example by tying up nitrogen, reducing soil...

Enlist Herbicide Regulatory Rollercoaster Holds Lessons for All Farmers – DTN

Zack Rendel is walking a little lighter on his feet this week after EPA reversed course and announced on March 29 that farmers in...

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Termination Of Multispecies Cover Crop Mixtures

Last Fall we discussed the herbicide shortage for the 2022 growing season and outlined a couple of scenarios where we can switch to alternative...

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Weed Control Recommendations – Coping with Herbicide Shortages

As emphasized during the Crop Advantage Series presentations and other ISU extension meetings across Iowa in January/February, two key herbicides, glyphosate and glufosinate, are...

Arkansas Rice: Tank-Mixing Glyphosate, Clomazone for Aerial Applications

With product availability issues – notably glyphosate – there could be issues with our tank-mixes for rice.  Any herbicide being aerially applied with clomazone...

Tennessee Cotton: Strategies for Overlapping Residuals

Overlapping residual herbicides for Palmer amaranth control will be essential in 2022.  There are two main reasons for this.  First is the continued evolution...

Tennessee Corn: Vine and Grass Control Considerations

Last August and September many were disappointed in the grass and vine infestations present at corn harvest in some fields.  Often, these weed infestations...

Georgia: Preplant Burndown Update

Some responses to a few common questions this week about preplant burndowns: 1.  What is the plant-back restriction for field corn following an application of...

Iowa Dicamba Updates for 2022

On March 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the label amendments that further restrict the use of over-the-top dicamba in Iowa and...

Tennessee: Burndown Wild Garlic, Grape Hyacinth, and Star-of-Bethlehem

This spring some fields seem to be infested more heavily with wild garlic, grape hyacinth and in a few cases, star-of-Bethlehem. These three weeds,...

Tennessee Soybeans: Overlapping Residual Herbicides

There will likely be more soybean acres in Tennessee in 2022 compared with last year. As such it will be more difficult to get...

Alabama Cotton: Gramoxone – A Good Substitute for Glyphosate?

Due to the high price and short supply of glyphosate, many row crop growers are interested in using Gramoxone or generic paraquat products to...