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...

Kansas Wheat: Getting the Jump on Broadleaf Weeds

Most of the wheat and weeds are inactive during cold weather; however, that can quickly change in the Midwest. While broadleaf weeds are dormant,...

Georgia Researchers Receive $5M to Combat Invasive Johnsongrass

A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia have received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

The 6 R’s Of Herbicide Resistance Management – How Many Do You Know?

#1 - Remember how we got hereHerbicide resistance in weeds is nothing new. The first reported instance of herbicide resistance in a weed species occurred...

Mississippi Cotton: PPO-Resistant Pigweed – How to Fight Back

Based on results of greenhouse screening, fields located in Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Tunica counties or in counties adjacent to these could likely contain...

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Wet ’15 Could Mean Weedy ’16

The blessing of a wet 2015 is expected to bring the curse of a weedy 2016, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...

Georgia: Winter Weed Control In Conservation Tillage Systems

Cut leaf evening primrose, wild radish, and horseweed are some of the most troublesome weeds in conservation tillage systems. Allowed to grow, these winter...

Iowa: Resicore Herbicide – Good Choice for Resistant Waterhemp?

The first line of defense against herbicide resistance is using herbicide programs that include multiple herbicide groups effective against target weeds.When using premix products, this...

Illinois Soybeans: Pigweed – Not a Problem Yet but Keep Your Eyes Peeled

Although agricultural weed Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri), commonly known as pigweed, primarily impacts southern U.S. states, new research shows it could soon spread further...

Arkansas: Pigweed – Dicamba Resistance Not in Fields, Still a Concern

University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture researchers have selected for dicamba-resistant pigweed, documenting how genetic resistance develops and how the industry must work...

Marestail: Big Potential Populations After 2015’s Warm Fall

The warm fall conditions we experienced in 2015 could mean more marestail pressure this spring, say weed scientists in parts of the Midwest and...

Palmer Pigweed Prevention – It’s Possible – 5 Things To Remember

Phillip McKibben believes that the cheapest way to control Roundup-resistant Palmer pigweed is to never let it get established. Over the last 5...