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Xtend Crops: New Weed Management Tactics Needed

After more questions this past week on follow-up applications to remove Palmer amaranth, junglerice and goosegrass in Xtend crops it occurred to me we...

Resistant Pigweed Seed Could Be Hiding in Your Cattle Feed

North Dakota producers need to be vigilant about keeping Palmer amaranth, a particular noxious weed, off their land, according to North Dakota State University...

Glyphosate Safety – Questions, Concerns About Cancer Risk – Podcast

In light of recent publicity concerning the herbicide glyphosate, University of Tennessee Extension has released a Glyphosate Fact Sheet to address questions and concerns...

Georgia Cotton: Dicamba – Approved Directed and Hooded Applications

A state Section 24(c) Special Local Need Label has been approved by the U.S. EPA and Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) allowing directed and...

Postemergence Herbicides – 8 Points to Success

With the wild spring and slow, wet, cool start to the growing season, many fields did not get the early-season residual herbicides they usually...

Tennessee: Reports of Sketchy Pigweed Control with Engenia, XtendiMax

There have been a good number of calls on sketchy Palmer amaranth control with a 12.8 oz/A of Engenia or 22 ozs/A of XtendiMax...

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Weed Control Issues

As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Below are some items to consider: Rescue...

Arkansas Rice: Sedge-pocalypse – Identification and Management

Sedges have exploded across Arkansas in 2019 throughout different cropping systems. Additionally, a variety of unique sedge species have made themselves known this year,...

Illinois Soybeans: Layering Soil-Residual Herbicides

Applying soil-residual herbicides with non-residual, foliar-applied herbicides can help reduce additional weed emergence following application and, therefore, reduce the need for another application later....

Tennessee: Where Do We Stand with Weeds? – Podcast

In this week’s podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel recaps highlights from the annual Weed Tour and addresses weed questions he has received this week.

Georgia Peanuts: Post-Emergence Weed Control, Tank Mixing

We are in the 30-45 days after planting range for a lot of peanuts in the county. A lot of people are going to...

Michigan: Weed Control Recommendations for Late, Prevented Planting

For field crop growers throughout the state it has been a late, wet and challenging spring leading to planting delays. Due to this delay,...

Minnesota Weeds: Check Driftwatch/FieldCheck Before You Spray

To reduce the potential for pesticide drift injury to sensitive crops and beehives check the FieldCheck (FieldWatch) map prior to application. FieldCheck, DriftWatch, and BeeCheck...

Herbicides: How Do Hot, Dry Conditions Affect Performance?

For the past several weeks, the Florida Panhandle has experienced hot and dry weather conditions. Unfortunately, these environmental conditions coincided with most of the...

Illinois: Dicamba – Application Date Extended

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has announced it will extend the application date the herbicide dicamba can be applied on soybeans in Illinois...

Minnesota: Weed Management Under Delayed Planting Conditions – Podcast

Our guest this week was Dr. Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Weed Specialist for corn and soybeans. Since 1986, Dr. Gunsolus has had...

Minnesota: Palmer Pigweed in Manure – What Can You Do?

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has identified manure as a pathway of introduction for Palmer amaranth. Specifically, Palmer amaranth seeds that contaminated sunflower screenings...

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Post Herbicide Options, Application Restrictions

We have received some calls inquiring about post herbicide options for soybeans. If the field did not receive a burndown herbicide or a residual...

Waterhemp Found Resistant to Another Class of Herbicides

We've all heard about bacteria that are becoming resistant to multiple types of antibiotics. These are the so-called superbugs perplexing and panicking medical science....

Tennessee: Management Options for Grass Weeds – Podcast

In our latest podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel discusses weed challenges and options for grass weed species, such as johnsongrass, goosegrass and barnyard grass.