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Indiana: Weed Control Issues On Prevented Planting Fields

We have been getting lots of inquiries lately about fields that didn’t get planted to a corn or soybean crop, and have lots of...

Pigweed and Waterhemp: Is Genetic Weed Control Possible?

Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two aggressive weeds that threaten the food supply in North America, are increasingly hard to kill with commercially available herbicides....

Iowa Cover Crops: 3 Possible Seeding Methods

As July comes to a close, it is time to make plans to seed fall cover crops. Cover crop species, seeding method, seeding rate,...

Dicamba Injury: Soybeans Entering Reproductive Stage Most Vulnerable – DTN

University of Missouri (Mizzou) research has shown that soybeans entering the reproductive phase are most vulnerable to injury from dicamba. That reproductive time is now...

Kansas Wheat: Farmers Contending with Weeds Left After Harvest

As the Kansas wheat harvest winds down, farmers likely are turning their attention to another bit of business in those same fields. “With all the...

Georgia: 5 Weed Considerations for Corn, Peanuts

A few things to consider based upon what I am seeing and hearing in the field: 1. Field corn harvest is just about to start...

Michigan: Marestail Control Options in Fallow Prevent Plant Fields

The challenging conditions this spring have left many fields unplanted. Glyphosate- and multiple-resistant horseweed (marestail) dominates a majority of these fields. Horseweed and other...

Weed Sprayer – Clean Equipment Before, After Each Use

What a spring — cool temperatures, rain, inaccessible fields, rain, equipment breakdowns, flooding, delayed plantings, and more rain. For most of you the crop...

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Late-Season Herbicide Applications

Nearly all herbicide labels (soil-applied or postemergence) have rotational crop intervals that specify the amount of time that must elapse between herbicide application and...

Tennessee: Dicamba – Control Options for Prickly Sida Escapes

There have been a good number of calls reporting poor prickly sida (teaweed) control with Engenia or XtendiMax tankmixed with Roundup PM.  I have...

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.