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,...

Tennessee Corn: Ryegrass Management

Ryegrass appears to have escaped burndown in a number of fields that have been planted to corn.  In most cases the ryegrass escaped a...

Mississippi Corn, Soybeans: Early-Season Weed Control – Podcast

Daniel Stephenson with the LSU AgCenter calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about early-season weed management topics…corn weed control,...

Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed Has Started to Emerge

Palmer amaranth has begun to emerge and unfortunately it is not a problem to find seedling Palmer in our fields. This is not a...

Georgia: 5 Thoughts on Herbicides Following the Big Rain

Most of Georgia received a significant rainfall event on April 24, 2021 (Figure 1).  Some areas received more than than 6".  Consequently, my phone...

Kentucky Soybeans: Residual Herbicide Decision Publication Now Available

The successful control of waterhemp and Palmer amaranth in soybean has consistently come back to the use of a residual herbicide at soybean planting....

Southeast Cotton: Preemergence Herbicide Treatments Behind the Planter

Cotton planting will be in full swing in just another week or two. One thing that I cannot emphasize enough is to START CLEAN...

Iowa Soybeans: Cover Crop Termination Timing for Improved Weed Control

Current cooler weather conditions are posing challenges for growers with a cereal rye cover crop to get it terminated. However, for growers planning to...

Iowa: Preemergence Herbicides, Dry Soils, and Rain

The potential for continued dry weather across the state raises concerns about the impact of dry soils on preemergence herbicides. Preemergence herbicides kill weeds...