Cutleaf Eveningprimrose – Approaches For A Weed That Roundup Misses

As if growers throughout the Corn and Cotton Belts didn’t have enough weed headaches, add cutleaf eveningprimrose (CLEP) to the list of resistant weeds...

Considering Tillage To Control Resistant Weeds? Read This First.

With more weed resistance at play, does cold steel have a place again? That’s the key question in a swirling debate among farmers, their...

After Wet Spring And Delays, Plenty Of Weeds And Resistance Waiting In 2016

The 2015 corn and soybean crops made a tough start, especially in Corn Belt states but also in portions of the South. Heavy rains...

Kentucky: Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp Expand

Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) and waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) continue to spread across Kentucky. Initially these pigweed species were thought to be present primarily...

Soybeans: 4 Weed-Management Tips for Harvest Time

Harvest is a good time for U.S. soybean farmers to celebrate a bountiful gathering of their hard work and yearlong efforts. It can also...

Illinois: Hand Pulling Weeds Making a Comeback – DTN

It’s 7 a.m. and the pile of shoes and water jugs sitting outside Amy Brown’s back door tell a tale. Inside the white farmhouse,...

Midwest Soybeans: 4 Tips for Fall Weed Management

Delayed planting has dogged farmers in much of the nation’s midsection. As if the threat of delayed harvest and substantial yield reductions weren’t enough,...

Texas: Post Harvest Pigweed Management

Palmer amaranth and waterhemp (known as pigweeds) have been spreadling rapidly in Texas row crops and several of these populations are likely resistant to...

Kansas Podcast: Contending with Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson talks about mapping out a plan for contending with herbicide-resistant weeds in field crops, pointing out...

South Dakota: Target Noxious Weeds This Fall

If they have not been treated yet, now is the time to spray those perennial weeds we battle every year. Fall is an excellent...

North Carolina Corn: Don’t Neglect Post-Harvest Pigweed Control

Hopefully, by now all cotton fields have been hand-weeded before viable seed were produced.  Hand-weeding is the first step and a big step in...

Pigweed Resistance: Farmers Share Experiences About Enlist’s Performance

From North Carolina to Texas, Southern farmers are reporting on how Enlist Duo herbicide with Colex-D Technology performs on their toughest weeds. For the...

Tennessee: Identification of PPO-Resistant Pigweed

Identification of PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has been a concern for many over the past couple of weeks. I am sure many of the Palmer amaranth...

Louisiana: Dealing with Major Weed Problems After Unrelenting Rains

Unrelenting rains that delayed planting of many Louisiana crops may have set the stage for a tougher-than-usual battle with weeds this year. Occasional dry spells...

Tennessee: What To Do About Possible PPO-Resistant Palmer Pigweed

Timely applications of recommended rates of Flexstar did not control Palmer amaranth in two fields in West Tennessee. So Palmer amaranth samples were taken...

North Carolina Cotton: Pigweed – 6 Key Points for Hand-Weeding

By now, most post-emergence and/or layby herbicides have been applied and cotton  is beginning to lap the middles. Later planted fields may still have...

Tennessee Cotton: Controlling Pigweed with Post-Direct Applications

Many cotton acres are nearing the true “laying it by” application timing.  Given how Palmer amaranth just keeps coming this year these directed applications...

“Superweed” Gets New, More Accurate Definition

The term "Superweed" is bandied about in a lot of headlines -- over used and often incorrectly applied. The continued confusion prompted the Weed...

Giant Ragweed – A Giant Headache for Midwestern Growers

Giant ragweed is one of the most troublesome weeds to control in U.S. grain crops. This pernicious weed emerges throughout the growing season and...

Weed Control Is Critical Throughout the Season

Even if you applied a pre-emergent herbicide this year, even if you got out a burndown application, it’s critically important to stay vigilant on...