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South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

👤By Gared Shaffer and Sharon Clay., South Dakota State University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota Annual weeds are threat to many cropping systems in South Dakota. Palmer amaranth is a newer threat in the state depending upon your geographical location. Confirmed sightings in a few counties in South Dakota include

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South Dakota: Winter Wheat Breaking Dormancy Early

South Dakota: Winter Wheat Breaking Dormancy Early

👤By Laura Edwards, Adam Varenhorst, and Emmanuel Byamukama, South Dakota State University 🕔Mar 9, 2017

Historically Warm February February 2017 will go down in the record books as one of the warmest Februaries on record, not just in South Dakota, but across the United States. Some Eastern parts of the state will end up more

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Drone Video Packs 100 Days Of Corn Crop Into 60 Seconds – Neat

Drone Video Packs 100 Days Of Corn Crop Into 60 Seconds – Neat

👤Staff Report 🕔Feb 22, 2017

And now for something completely different… We’ve posted a number of links to videos showing corn growing – both time-lapse imges of plants moving over a brief period and more encompassing videos that track a season’s worth of growth from

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South Dakota: No-Till Farming – Myths & Challenges

South Dakota: No-Till Farming – Myths & Challenges

👤By Anthony Bly, South Dakota State University 🕔Nov 9, 2016

No-till farming practices, diverse crop rotations, cover crops and integrating livestock into crop production require a different kind of management when compared with conventional farming. Although most crop and livestock producers have a good idea of the desired outcomes that center

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South Dakota: Marestail Control Options

South Dakota: Marestail Control Options

👤By Gared Shaffer, South Dakota State University 🕔Sep 15, 2016

No-till crop production in South Dakota is on the rise and new weed control measures are emerging. Some producers, mostly in soybeans this year, have had difficulty controlling marestail (also known as horseweed). Marestail is a native plant to the

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South Dakota: Now Is the Time to Look for Palmer Amaranth

South Dakota: Now Is the Time to Look for Palmer Amaranth

👤By Paul Johnson , South Dakota State University 🕔Sep 2, 2016

It’s been close to two years since the first Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmen) was found in South Dakota. Since that first confirmation, there are now four confirmed sites in the state. Now is the time of year to be looking

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South Dakota: Pre-Harvest Weed Control Options

South Dakota: Pre-Harvest Weed Control Options

👤By Paul Johnson , South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 29, 2016

Row crops are maturing fast and some are showing a lot of weed escapes from waterhemp, velvetleaf, and marestail. To reduce germination of weed seeds and help with harvest late spraying or pre-harvest spraying may be an option for these

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South Dakota Wheat Planting: Plan Ahead to Effectively Manage Diseases

South Dakota Wheat Planting: Plan Ahead to Effectively Manage Diseases

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama, Adam Varenhorst, Shaukat Ali, and Marie Langham, South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 24, 2016

A number of diseases can develop in winter wheat and their effective management involves taking some actions before planting. Some of the diseases that can develop during the fall include Wheat streak mosaic, root rots, fungal leaf spots, and stripe

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South Dakota: Pyrethroid Resistant Soybean Aphids Next Door

South Dakota: Pyrethroid Resistant Soybean Aphids Next Door

👤By Adam J. Varenhorst SDSU Agronomy 🕔Aug 12, 2016

Recent Soybean Aphid Insecticide Failures In 2015, insecticide failures for soybean aphid management were first reported in Minnesota. Pyrethroids were found to be ineffective at reducing soybean aphids in some areas. Although confirmation of these populations was not initially found

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South Dakota Corn: Goss’s Wilt Beginning to Show

South Dakota Corn: Goss’s Wilt Beginning to Show

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama and Connie Tande, South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 4, 2016

A number of corn fields scouted in several counties were found with Goss’s wilt symptoms. Both incidence and severity of Goss’s wilt were low. Goss’s wilt is caused by a bacterial pathogen, Clavibacter michiganensis subspecies nebraskensis. Gross’s Wilt: Symptoms &

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