Nebraska: Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed Management – Using Pre-Plant Tillage

Tillage refers to the mechanical manipulation of soil for a number of reasons, including to prepare the seedbed for crop planting, residue management, or...

Georgia Peanuts: 3 Considerations for Pre-Plant Burndown

In the last few days, we have gotten a few questions about pre-plant burndown options for peanuts. Here a few thoughts to consider:1. Primary burndown...

Tennessee: Soybean Burndown Options

It is raining as I write and as soon as it dries corn planting will take priority along with some starting to think about...

Tennessee Corn: POST Ryegrass Control Options

We will clearly have some ryegrass not controlled by the time corn emerges in a few fields. So what are the options if ryegrass...

Missouri: Don’t Get Lost in the Weeds – 5 Management Considerations

1. Even when commodity prices are low, we cannot afford to skimp on weed management. There are few things more discouraging than listening to...

Mississippi Soybeans: PPO-Resistant Pigweed – What Do You Do?

The protoporhyrinogen oxidase (PPO) herbicides (herbicide Group 14) have been one of the primary herbicide chemistries for control of Palmer amaranth in Mississippi soybean...

Minnesota Soybeans: Manage Waterhemp with Layered Residual Herbicides

With waterhemp becoming more widespread and herbicide resistant populations expanding, including multiple-resistant populations, waterhemp is increasingly difficult to manage. In addition, it has a...

Indiana: Marestail Expected to Be a Special Challenge This Year

A mild winter was just right to create conditions for a higher incidence of the marestail weed on farm fields this year, a Purdue...

Nebraska: Marestail and Kochia – Early Control Is Vital

Glyphosate-resistant weeds pose a major threat to no-till production in Nebraska. Glyphosate-resistant marestail is widespread throughout the state and glyphosate-resistant kochia has become a...

Nebraska: New Soybean Herbicides for 2016

Several new herbicides were recently registered for weed control in soybean. These herbicides do not have an active ingredient with a new mode of...

Henbit – Plenty Of Reasons To Be Aggressive

NewAgTalk.Com is my favoriteag site on the internet. It’s a forum, the kind of social gathering place that took shape in the early days...

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...