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Your Seed Bank – What’s In It Now May Surprise You

Consider for a moment what’s out there in your seedbank, meaning the number and assortment of weed seeds in a given field right now....

Mississippi Rice: Weeds to Watch For

Every four years, the Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) conducts a survey of the most common and most troublesome weeds of different crops across...

Georgia Peanuts: Herbicide Resistant Sicklepod Could Be a Reality

The possibility of sicklepod weed becoming resistant to herbicides is a potential concern for all Georgia peanut farmers, said Eric Protsko, a weed scientist...

Spray Rigs: Love Me Tender – DTN

Had Elvis ever faced the challenge of getting a crop sprayed, he would have undoubtedly crooned a tune to tenders. More convenience and safety...

Ohio: Resistant Palmer Pigweed in 13 Counties; Avoid Cottonseed Manure

 Since late 2015 Palmer amaranth has been reported in 13 counties across Ohio.That’s a marked increase from 2012 when the weed was found in only one...

Tennessee: Late Corn Burndown Options

With respect to burndown before corn planting it is getting late early! There has been very little burndown applied to date and the forecast for the next couple...

Control Johnsongrass In Grain Sorghum To Stall Sugarcane Aphids Later

Cleaning up Johnsongrass is the first line of defense against sugarcane aphids (SCA) in grain sorghum, particularly in the lower South and Southwest. The...

March – That’s Burndown Month In North Carolina Cotton

Much of North Carolina's cotton is grown in no-till or strip-till systems and therefore requires a preplant burndown treatment to control winter weeds and/or cover...

Texas: Don’t Forget Residual Herbicides for Resistant Weeds

With continuing El Nino conditions this year, the moisture outlook for the 2016 crop is still favorable. Keep in mind that good growing conditions...

Mississippi: Resistant Italian Ryegrass – Early Season Control

The severity of the glyphosate-resistant (GR) Italian ryegrass problem has varied from year to year, and this year has been challenging. Glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass...

Pigweed And PPO Resistance – Bad Situations Get Worse

Managing Palmer pigweed will become increasingly complicated now that PPO resistance has been confirmed in at least 4 states – Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas and...

Tennessee: Early Burndown Considerations

The first of March is almost here so time to start thinking burndown. The mild winter Tennessee has experienced to date has resulted in...

Illinois: HPPD-Resistant Waterhemp – Study Considers Options

A new study featured in the most recent issue of the journal Weed Technology explores foliar treatment options for herbicide-resistant waterhemp, an annual broadleaf...

Arkansas Cotton: Brake Herbicide Effective Against PPO-Resistant Pigweed

Cotton growers in Arkansas and elsewhere will have a new weapon at their disposal this season in the battle against PPO-resistant pigweed.Earlier this week,...

Illinois Soybeans: Dicamaba-Resistant Varieties on the Way

On February 3, Monsanto announced its commercial launch plans for soybean varieties resistant to the herbicides dicamba and glyphosate (designated Roundup Ready 2 Xtend...

Iowa: Spray Volume Critical for Postemergence Herbicides

Proper herbicide application is critical to ensure products achieve their full potential for weed control.For postemergence herbicides, this includes application to appropriately sized weeds and equipping the sprayer to achieve uniform coverage of...

Sorghum: Dupont’s Zest Herbicide Gains EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the registration approval of the active ingredient nicosulfuron (the active ingredient in DuPont Zest herbicide) that will...

Iowa: Selecting Nozzles for Postemergence Herbicides

An earlier ICM News article discussing affects of nozzle type and size on spray coverage prompted a question from a farmer regarding nozzle selection....

Roundup Xtend Approval – What Does It Mean for Producers?

Monsanto announced February 3 that Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean have gained import approval in China. This is long-awaited news for Arkansas producers, as...

Pennsylvania: What’s New for 2016 Weed Control

The annual summary of what is "new" in the complex world of herbicide selection is available now from Penn State Extension Weed Science specialists.Product/Label...