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...

Auto-Steer Gives You An Important Option With Cover-Crop Burndown

Are you working with a GPS-guided auto-steer system now? Consider putting it into play when burning down cover crops – specifically, burning down the...

Mississippi: PPO-Resistant Pigweed Has Arrived

Herbicides that inhibit the protoporhyrinogen oxidase enzyme in target plants are are in herbicide Group 14 and are collectively referred to as PPO herbicides.Commonly...

Georgia Wheat: Herbicides for Broadleaf Weed Control

Wild radish are the number one problem weed in small grains in our area. 2,4-D is the cheapest herbicide to use, but often waiting...

Soybeans: Study Focuses on Controlling Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds

A study featured in the most recent issue of the journal Weed Technology shows that properly timed postemergence herbicides can play an important role...

Illinois: Weed Management Considerations for 2016

Even with all the time and resources that were expended to control weeds in 2015, weeds will once again be a foe in Illinois...

Nebraska Winter Weeds: Control or Not to Control?

Recently we received several phone calls about winter weeds, particularly marestail. It is important for growers to decide now if they want to apply...

Ohio Cover Crops: Managing Marestail with Fall Herbicide Treatments

There is still time to apply herbicides yet this fall. The frosts that are starting to occur have little effect on the weeds of...

New Herbicide-Resistant Crops – When Will They Reach the Market?

In the near future, producers will have access to several new crop cultivars with resistance to a wider range of herbicides than has been...

Syngenta to Discontinue Touchdown Brand

Syngenta has announced that it will discontinue production of its straight goods glyphosate brands, such as Touchdown, in the 4th qtr. of 2015. No...

Soybeans, Rice: Herbicide Resistant Nutsedge May be Result of Crossbreeding

Yellow nutsedge is a grass-like plant that has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's worst weeds. Not only does it grow aggressively...

Palmer Pigweed: Study Supports Post-Harvest Treatment for Control

A study featured in the most recent issue of the journal Weed Technology shows that post-harvest treatment of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth can significantly reduce...

New Technology Doesn’t Eliminate Fall Herbicides

There’s a lot of discussion about new herbicide-tolerant traits that are coming on the market soon. But University weed scientists urge growers to keep...

Got Resistant Marestail? It’s Not Too Early To Pull The Trigger

Glyphosate-resistant marestail is becoming a nightmare for soybean growers through the South and Midwest. An aggressive winter annual weed, marestail emerges in the late...

Your 2016 Weed Management Plan Might Start in 2015

Look back at your growing year in 2015. If you had excessive rain, herbicide application delays, abundant weed escapes and/or fallow fields, your best...
2016 herbicide plans

Weed Resistance – Crop Consultants Rethinking 2016 Herbicide Plans In South, Midwest

Crop consultants in both the Corn Belt and the South already are thinking ahead to their 2016 herbicide plans. In particular, they know they...

In The South, Fall Burndown Minimizes Pests Later

For southern growers still debating the economic value of a fall burndown herbicide treatment, consider this: you’re not just controlling winter annual weeds, you’re...

Do You Need To Make That Fall Burndown Application?

That’s a question plenty of farmers and their crop advisers are asking as harvest continues. Weed escapes probably were more widespread in many areas...