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...

Herbicide Tankmixes – 4 Tips For Improving The Odds

Weeds gain resistance via mutations, allowing them to fit into your weed management program. Tankmixing takes away their ability to adapt. Here are 4 tips to ensure your tankmix is up to that task.

Palmer Pigweed Officially Named “Most Troublesome Weed” In U.S.

“This weed can have a devastating impact on crop yields. Its stems are tough enough to damage rugged farm equipment, and it is extremely prolific. A single...plant can produce as many as a million seeds.”

Iowa: Cold Temperatures and Burndown Herbicides

The weather forecast appears to be favorable for field activities so people will be anxious to get into the field. A concern for many will be...

Texas Cotton: Preplant Burndown Weed Control Options

Effective and season-long weed control in cotton starts with preplant weed management, starting clean to stay clean. The following herbicides are some viable options...

Michigan Soybeans: Early Horseweed Management is Important

Glyphosate- or multiple-resistant horseweed (marestail) is fairly common in many of Michigan's no-till soybean fields (see map of Michigan below).In fact, of the 18...

Michigan Wheat: Herbicide Option Considerations

Over the next month, many of Michigan's winter wheat acres will be treated with herbicides for weed control. While there are several herbicide options...

Soybeans: Ready or Not, Weeds Are Coming

In today's world of growing herbicide resistance, farmers can use every weed-control tool they can get. Pre-emergence herbicide application is one such tool, and...

Alabama: How To Run Your Own Resistance Evaluation

Herbicide resistant weeds are a growing problem for row crop farmers. Dr. Joyce Tredaway Ducar, an Alabama Extension weed scientist, said scouting fields is...

Illinois: Waterhemp – Herbicide Resistance Gets More Complex

Twenty-five years ago, waterhemp was virtually unknown to Illinois farmers. Today, the broadleaf weed blankets corn and soybean fields across the state and the...

Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: 5 Tips for Barnyardgrass Management

Barnyardgrass resistant to Newpath was confirmed in Sunflower County, Mississippi, in 2010. Two additional Newpath-resistant populations were identified in Bolivar and Washington counties in...