Tennessee: Prepping for 2020 Weed Management – Podcast

Questions about preemergent grass control in Southern field crops this spring? Larry Steckel, Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist, has sorted through a round of calls...

Tennessee Cotton: New Thoughts on Pre-Emergence Options

Clearly, after all the struggles in 2019 controlling grass weeds, many are looking to change their weed management program. The most frequent question recently...

Cover Crops And Horsweed Control: Holding Back Multiple Flushes

Glyphosate-resistant horseweed, or marestail, remains one of the primary weed management challenges in no-till soybean production across the state. Designing effective herbicide control strategies...

Ohio Soybeans: Tempted To Omit Residuals? Maybe You Need A Good Thumping

According to our network of sources, the effectiveness of new soybean trait systems has some growers once again thinking about omitting preemergence residual herbicides...

New Harvest Weed Seed Control Tool from Tecfarm

In December 2019, members of GROW visited Western Australia to learn first-hand about harvest weed seed control. Machinery companies and farmers are looking at...

Minnesota Webinars: Take Action Weed Management Series

The United Soybean Board (USB) Take Action initiative and university weed scientists from across the Midwest have developed a free webinar series covering various...

Dicamba Lawsuits Expected to Increase – DTN

Like sharks smelling blood in the water, lawyers are rushing to capitalize on the landmark dicamba injury case Bader Farms recently won against Bayer...

Dicamba: Pigweed Punches Back – DTN

University of Tennessee weed scientist Larry Steckel has spent the past two months coaxing Palmer amaranth weeds to grow from seed collected in 2019...

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: New Thoughts on Burndown Strategy

For the last two decades dicamba has been used extensively as a pre plant burndown on almost all Tennessee cotton and soybean acres. It...

Iowa: How To (Or Whether To) Integrate Residuals With Cover Crops

A common question when incorporating cover crops into a production system is, will the cover crop interfere with the performance of residual herbicides included...

Iowa: Sprayer Maintenance Tips Ahead Of Spring Herbicide Applications

Prior to spring field operations, ensuring your equipment is ready can save valuable time and reduce stress when windows get tight due to weather...

Minnesota Webinar: Hot Topics in Weed Management – Feb. 27

With the multitude of crop herbicide resistant trait packages available, chemical weed management has become more complicated, especially as herbicide resistant weeds continue to...

Weed Research: Breakthrough Allows Researchers To Fly Through Laborious Seed Counts

One, two, three, four, five. One, two, three, four, five. Over and over and over. That’s the dull routine of any researcher or student...
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North Carolina: How Those Weed Seeds Journey Between Regions – Video

In this short but fascinating video, North Carolina Extension Weed Specialist Wesley Everman recounts a couple of instances where he pinpointed how two pernicious...

Arkansas Weed Management: Getting Sprayers in Tip-Top Shape – Podcast

Pesticide applications, specifically spring herbicide burndowns, are beginning to gear up across Arkansas. This podcast highlights inspection, calibration, and maintenance of spray equipment to...

Cotton: Weed Management with Cereal Rye Cover Crops – Video

Weed management in cotton has become more challenging due to an increase in herbicide-resistant weeds, such as horseweed and Palmer amaranth. In this video...

Texas Wheat: Guidelines for 2,4-D Use

In 2015 I wrote about sensitivity of small grains—wheat specifically—to 2,4-D products, dicamba, and MCPA. I noted a handy guide from Purdue University that...
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Goal Herbicide Products Shift to Nufarm

Nufarm Americas, Inc. announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Nutrichem to market GoalTender and Goal 2XL herbicides. The marketing rights will transition...

Illinois: Residual Weed Management Challenges in 2020

No sooner have many unpleasant memories of the 2019 growing season begun to fade than we find ourselves looking ahead to contemplating potential residual...

Waterhemp Could Be The Thing That Pushes Midwest Into HWSC

In our cropping system, nothing disperses weed seeds quite as efficiently as a combine. While a small amount of seed may leave the field...