Pennsylvania Soybeans: Grasping Marestail Management in No-till Systems

There has been a lot of discussion about horseweed/marestail management in soybeans in recent years. Historically glyphosate resistant horseweed was limited to the southeastern...

Rice: 3 New Herbicides Coming Soon

Rice herbicide development has been in the golden age for the past 15 to 20 years. Since the development and release of 2,4-D in...

Tennessee Corn: Pigweed Control – Delayed POST Herbicide Applications

Corn planting is winding down. A good bit of the early April planted corn will need to be sprayed POST shortly. However, the wet...

Georgia Soybeans: Using Metribuzin as Part of Your Weed Program

As many of you know, I have been trying my best to prevent the overuse of Valor and Reflex in soybeans, especially for growers...

Corn Belt: Giant Ragweed – Distribution and Management

A new survey published in the journal Weed Science offers insights into the distribution and management of giant ragweed, a plant known to cause...

Preserving Weed Management Tools Through Good Stewardship

Large farms and erratic weather makes it difficult for producers to cover all their acres for nutrient and pest management. So, everyone is looking...

Illinois: Challenges of Spring – Herbicide Resistance

The springtime color scheme provided by winter annual weed species in many no-till fields has shifted from the hearty purple of flowering henbit and...

Tennessee Corn: Maturity Cutoffs for Herbicides

The corn across to Tennessee looks to be in pretty good shape.  The maturity of our corn crop has some variability do to some starting...

Indiana: Late Burndowns And Cleanup of Failed Burndowns

There are many no till fields across Indiana that have either not been burned down or have had failed burndowns.  The wet weather of...

Tennessee: Pigweed Escaping PPO and Glyphosate Tankmixes

The first reports of small Palmer amaranth escaping PPO and glyphosate tankmixes started today (5/13/16). Friday the 13th is probably a fitting day to...
2016 herbicide plans

Ohio: Got Pigweed? Know What to Look For

Whether it's Palmer amaranth, waterhemp or redroot pigweed, the best way to keep weeds from taking over farm fields is to know how to...

Tennessee Soybeans: PRE Applied Residual Considerations

There have been a number of calls where folks have asked my thoughts on “creative” PRE applied herbicides for soybeans.  A number of them...

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Control Marestail Prior to Emergence

It's been a challenging spring to control some weeds and even cover crops with the cool weather and frequent rain we have been experiencing...

Pigweed: Mechanism for Herbicide Resistance Identified

Corn and soybean farmers might as well be soldiers locked in an ever-escalating war against the weeds that threaten their crops.New weapons--herbicides--only work for...

Georgia Cotton: Post Emerge Herbicide Options

Cotton planting is well under way in Colquitt County and overlapping residual herbicides is key to manage glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth (pigweed).Palmer present at...

Tennessee: Glyphosate-Resistant Grass Species Management

A few years ago clethodim was rarely used in Tennessee but in the last couple of years that has really changed. Clethodim has become...

Resistant Weeds – 5 Steps To Reduce Seed Distribution Via Your Combine

Weed control isn’t normally a priority during harvest, but combines are the ideal vehicle to spread weed seeds across a field or carry them...

North Carolina: Resistant Weeds – Proper Management Crucial to Prevent New Developments

Herbicide resistance in weeds is not a new phenomenon. However, as we continue to rely heavily on herbicides, we are continually exerting selection pressure...

North Carolina: More Herbicide Resistant Weeds On The Horizon?

As we continue to rely heavily on herbicides, we are also continually exerting selection pressure for resistance.  We have been promoting resistance management for...

Get Ready for Weeds – 4 Videos Help Plan Against Herbicide Resistance

Like thieves in the night, one of U.S. soybean farmers' biggest enemies - herbicide-resistant weeds - will start looking for ways to sneak back...