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...
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...