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

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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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Nebraska Corn: Growth Stage and Postemergence Herbicides

Nebraska Corn: Growth Stage and Postemergence Herbicides

πŸ‘€By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Application of postemergence herbicide is an important weed management tool in corn, specifically this year in Nebraska. There are several points to be considered when applying postemergence herbicide, including corn growth stage, weed species present, and crop and weed heights.

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Herbicides: Consider Temperature Inversions Before Spraying – Video

Herbicides: Consider Temperature Inversions Before Spraying – Video

πŸ‘€By Ryan Miller and David Nicolai, University of Minnesota 🕔Jun 14, 2017

A new video, Temperature inversions: Something to consider before spraying, that discusses the development of temperature inversions, which can affect the drift, or off target movement of pesticides during post emergence applications.

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Pennsylvania Livestock: Weed Control Odds and Ends for Hay and Pasture Fields

Pennsylvania Livestock: Weed Control Odds and Ends for Hay and Pasture Fields

πŸ‘€Dwight Lingenfelter 🕔Jun 7, 2017

Herbicide selection in new grass and legume seedings, established hay and pastures, and some guidelines for management based largely on the life cycle of the troublesome weeds in pasture are concerns for some forage producers this season.

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Kansas Wheat: Pre-Harvest Weed Control

Kansas Wheat: Pre-Harvest Weed Control

πŸ‘€By Dallas Peterson and Curtis Thompson, Kansas State University 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Recent hail storms and other problems have affected wheat stands in some areas of Kansas. The resulting thin stands in some areas, along with the abundant rains in May, have caused weeds to start showing up in many wheat fields

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Arkansas Weeds: After the Flood, Read Labels Before Reapplying Herbicides

Arkansas Weeds: After the Flood, Read Labels Before Reapplying Herbicides

πŸ‘€By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔May 15, 2017

Flooded farm fields present challenges for effective weed control, said Bob Scott, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. “Most herbicides do not like being under a flood,” Scott said. “Chemical processes associated with hydrolysis

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Indiana Corn: Methods to Control ‘Volunteer’ Corn When Replanting

Indiana Corn: Methods to Control ‘Volunteer’ Corn When Replanting

πŸ‘€By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔May 5, 2017

Due to the recent cold wet weather, corn planted in late April has struggled to emerge and there are a number of fields which will need to be replanted. The purpose of this article is to discuss the options to

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