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...
Palmer amaranth

Soybeans: Palmer Amaranth Control Options

Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth is wide-spread across the Coastal Plain and is showing up alarmingly fast in the Piedmont. Not all Palmer amaranth (pigweed) in...

Prevented Planting – Ready For The Weeds That Got A Head Start?

Are you ready for the weeds? Prevented plant acreage from this season will most likely mean high weed pressure in 2016. Benjamin Franklin once...

Panther SC – Liquid Formulation Of Flumioxazin That Mixes Well (See Video)

If you like the efficacy of flumioxazin herbicides but don’t look forward to handling the dry formulations, this is your day. Nufarm recently launched...

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...