Dicamba – What Does the Future Hold? – DTN

With 60 million acres of Xtend cotton and soybeans and rising herbicide-resistance problems across the crop spectrum, dicamba use in U.S. agriculture is at...

19 Million Weedy Acres – Prevented Planting’s Legacy, Possible Solutions

Weeds emerging on prevented planting (PPL) acres should be managed just as rigorously as weeds on planted acres. If not, a messy and expensive...

Missouri: Non-Chem Waterhemp Control? – Video Delves Into Research

The 2020 University of Missouri virtual weed science field day kicked off early in the month with the launch of a five-minute video: Evaluating...

Dicamba: Off-Target, Once Again – DTN

As July gets underway, state regulators, weed scientists, agronomists and farmers are reporting off-target dicamba injury to crops and plants for the fifth summer...

Iowa: Dicamba 2020 – What Went Wrong?

There is no question that dicamba injury across the Iowa landscape in 2020 is the most extensive it has been since the introduction of...

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Post Herbicide Applications – Considerations and Challenges

As the growing season progresses, crops are growing rapidly. As a reminder, many herbicides have application restrictions related to the crop stage of growth,...

Tennessee: Addressing Escapes from Follow-up Applications in Xtend, Enlist Crops

Calls continue from some folks frustrated with goosegrass, junglerice and Palmer amaranth escapes after a dicamba + glyphosate application. A large reason for the...

Illinois: Weed Control in Wheat Stubble Fields

Wheat harvest marks the end of one cropping cycle and the beginning of a second.  In parts of central and southern Illinois, farmers frequently...

Ohio Soybeans: Mid-Season Weed Management – Hot, Dry Edition

A few weed-related observations while we try to stay cool and hope for a day of rain or at least popup thunderstorms. One of the...

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Dicamba Alternatives for Weed Management

With the recent removal of dicamba products (XtendiMax, Engenia, FeXapan) in Xtend soybeans, there has been questions about what other herbicide options can be...

Dicamba: Recent Research on Volatization and Off-Target Injury

Nearly 20 years ago I summarized research from the University of Minnesota investigating factors that influence volatilization of dicamba (Behrens and Lueschen. 1979. Dicamba volatility. Weed Sci....

Herbicide Drift: Temperature Inversions – A Visual Demo

After walking a dicamba complaint last summer in Virginia, I could come to only one conclusion. It had to be a temperature inversion. The...

Iowa Soybeans: Identifying Common Herbicide Symptoms

We’ve seen more herbicide injury to soybean than I recall in past summers, resulting in questions about determining the source and reasons for the...

Tennessee: Dicamba – Concerns About Poor Pigweed Control

Calls continue to come in on concerns about poor Palmer amaranth control after a dicamba application. More than a few have reported that Palmer...

Georgia Peanuts: 3 Quick Observations On Mid-Summer Weeds

Just a few comments based upon recent phone calls/texts/e-mails: 1. Be on the lookout for pink purslane (Portulaca pilosa).  Best options for control at this...

Tennessee: Junglerice Control — What Works, What Doesn’t In Soy, Cotton?

Questions continue to be asked on how to best manage junglerice, barnyardgrass and goosegrass in cotton and soybean. Research earlier this spring looking at...

Cover Crops for Weed Management – Researchers Respond to Herbicide Crackdown

University of Georgia researchers are working on natural solutions to weed problems in row crops as government regulations of chemical herbicides grow stricter. Earlier in...

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Controlling Volunteer Corn

As the soybean crops continue to mature, volunteer corn is rearing its head in some fields. Data from a few Midwestern universities shows that...

Indiana: Weed Management Considerations for Late June

Our newsletter topics for this week will be a general update of some of the issues that have crossed our desk over the last...

Dicamba Ban Reversal Denied – DTN

Late on Thursday, June 25, a panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit denied a motion by BASF to stay and recall their June...