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Louisiana: Weeds Are a Year-Round Problem

Louisiana: Weeds Are a Year-Round Problem

👤By Josh Copes, Daniel Stephenson, Donnie Miller, and Lauren Lazaro, LSU AgCenter Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Prolonged rains coupled with the high temperatures during August delayed harvest, caused crop damage, and environmental conditions were optimal for weed growth.

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Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Sep 19, 2017

My colleagues at Purdue recently compiled weather data to determine how many hours would be available to apply the new dicamba products (e.g. Xtendimax with VaporGrip Technology, FeXapan with VaporGrip Technology, and Engenia) postemergence in soybean.  Several people asked what

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Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Now that the spray season for herbicides in corn and soybean has ended for most of Indiana and dicamba complaints have started to slow down, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to see how many spray hours we

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Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?

Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?

👤By Jared Goplen, Dave Nicolai, Lisa Behnken, and Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Despite your best weed-control efforts this year, you still ended up with patches or fields with weeds coming through the crop canopy. Now that August has rolled around, what options are available to control weeds and prevent them from going

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Nebraska Soybeans: Revised Liberty Link Label Allows Rate Increase

Nebraska Soybeans: Revised Liberty Link Label Allows Rate Increase

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Weed Management Specialist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Liberty (glufosinate ammonium: 24.5%) is a contact, broad-spectrum, non-selective herbicide for weed control in Liberty Link corn and soybean and a corn hybrid stack with glyphosate and Liberty tolerance. A recent update in the Liberty label will provide an opportunity

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Tennessee Soybeans: Stop Sequential Applications of Dicamba – Video

Tennessee Soybeans: Stop Sequential Applications of Dicamba – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 30, 2017

In light of dicamba drift issues, Dr. Steckel recommends using a PPO herbicide as a follow-up application in Xtend soybeans. Recent research has found that a sequential PPO application is very effective in controlling Palmer amaranth that survives an earlier

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Iowa Soybeans: Time to Stop Spraying Dicamba on Xtend Beans?

Iowa Soybeans: Time to Stop Spraying Dicamba on Xtend Beans?

👤By Clarke McGrath, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 28, 2017

We are now past the Summer Solstice, which means daylight hours will be getting shorter and we will starting seeing more flowers on soybean plants in fields, which has triggered questions about when we have to stop using dicamba on

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Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 27, 2017

University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel provides some best management practices to reduce the potential of off-target wandering of dicamba.

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Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Considerations

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Considerations

👤By Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley, Purdue University 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Rain and storms have kept many Indiana farmers and custom applicators out of the field and likely delayed postemergence herbicide applications. As some fields begin to dry out enough to allow sprayers to reenter fields, farmers and custom applicators need

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How Not to Spray During an Inversion – Video

How Not to Spray During an Inversion – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 20, 2017

In this video from University of Tennessee, Extension Specialist Larry Steckel discusses temperature inversions and how to avoid spraying during them and avoid herbicide drift.

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