Preserving Weed Management Tools Through Good Stewardship

Large farms and erratic weather makes it difficult for producers to cover all their acres for nutrient and pest management. So, everyone is looking...

Illinois: Challenges of Spring – Herbicide Resistance

The springtime color scheme provided by winter annual weed species in many no-till fields has shifted from the hearty purple of flowering henbit and...

Tennessee Corn: Maturity Cutoffs for Herbicides

The corn across to Tennessee looks to be in pretty good shape.  The maturity of our corn crop has some variability do to some starting...

Indiana: Late Burndowns And Cleanup of Failed Burndowns

There are many no till fields across Indiana that have either not been burned down or have had failed burndowns.  The wet weather of...

Tennessee: Pigweed Escaping PPO and Glyphosate Tankmixes

The first reports of small Palmer amaranth escaping PPO and glyphosate tankmixes started today (5/13/16). Friday the 13th is probably a fitting day to...
2016 herbicide plans

Ohio: Got Pigweed? Know What to Look For

Whether it's Palmer amaranth, waterhemp or redroot pigweed, the best way to keep weeds from taking over farm fields is to know how to...

Tennessee Soybeans: PRE Applied Residual Considerations

There have been a number of calls where folks have asked my thoughts on “creative” PRE applied herbicides for soybeans.  A number of them...

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Control Marestail Prior to Emergence

It's been a challenging spring to control some weeds and even cover crops with the cool weather and frequent rain we have been experiencing...

Pigweed: Mechanism for Herbicide Resistance Identified

Corn and soybean farmers might as well be soldiers locked in an ever-escalating war against the weeds that threaten their crops.New weapons--herbicides--only work for...

Georgia Cotton: Post Emerge Herbicide Options

Cotton planting is well under way in Colquitt County and overlapping residual herbicides is key to manage glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth (pigweed).Palmer present at...

Tennessee: Glyphosate-Resistant Grass Species Management

A few years ago clethodim was rarely used in Tennessee but in the last couple of years that has really changed. Clethodim has become...

Resistant Weeds – 5 Steps To Reduce Seed Distribution Via Your Combine

Weed control isn’t normally a priority during harvest, but combines are the ideal vehicle to spread weed seeds across a field or carry them...

North Carolina: Resistant Weeds – Proper Management Crucial to Prevent New Developments

Herbicide resistance in weeds is not a new phenomenon. However, as we continue to rely heavily on herbicides, we are continually exerting selection pressure...

North Carolina: More Herbicide Resistant Weeds On The Horizon?

As we continue to rely heavily on herbicides, we are also continually exerting selection pressure for resistance.  We have been promoting resistance management for...

Get Ready for Weeds – 4 Videos Help Plan Against Herbicide Resistance

Like thieves in the night, one of U.S. soybean farmers' biggest enemies - herbicide-resistant weeds - will start looking for ways to sneak back...

Herbicide Resistance – Prevention Starts In The Tank

Farmers with strong tankmix programs reduce risks of weed resistance later, based on a landmark study of 100 commercial fields over time.

Tennessee: Residual Pigweed Control with PRE Herbicides Through Heavy Cover Crops

All the cover crops planted last year has led to many calls on management this year.  One of the most common calls is do...

North Carolina Cotton: Not the Time to Let Up on Pigweed

Nine years ago, York wrote that glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth had the potential to become the most serious problem facing cotton producers since the boll...

North Carolina Cotton: Dicamba and XtendFlex – Send in Your Comments to EPA Now

Planting time is near at hand and we still do not have a label for dicamba on XtendFlex cotton. The public comment period (see...

North Carolina Cotton: New Herbicide Options for 2016

Brake F16 recently received full registration for use on cotton.  It is a mixture of fluridone and fomesafen (fomesafen is the active ingredient in...