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

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

👤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

👤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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Michigan Wheat: Timing Is Everything When Controlling Weeds

Michigan Wheat: Timing Is Everything When Controlling Weeds

👤By Christy Sprague, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Apr 27, 2017

In winter wheat fields where herbicide applications have not been made, it is important to understand what the cutoff application stages are for the different herbicides.

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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Dry Soils and Residual Herbicides

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Dry Soils and Residual Herbicides

👤By Aaron Hager, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Soil-residual herbicides can provide many weed management benefits, but several factors influence their effectiveness.

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Tennessee Weeds: Cotoran and Caparol Shortage – How to Proceed?

Tennessee Weeds: Cotoran and Caparol Shortage – How to Proceed?

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 25, 2017

The shortage of Caparol is apparently causing a domino effect and now Cotoran is starting to become tight in some locales. So what are some options now that Caparol is not in the picture and Cotoran supply maybe sketchy?

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Nebraska: Pay Attention to Herbicide Intervals in Corn-Soybean Rotation

Nebraska: Pay Attention to Herbicide Intervals in Corn-Soybean Rotation

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Corn-soybean is the most common cropping system in eastern Nebraska. While corn growers are getting ready for planting this season, it is important to pay attention to the planting interval of herbicides applied the previous year in soybean. Certain soybean

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Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

This spring so far has been cold and wet with short spurts of warm sunny days in-between. This weather cycle for the most part kept producers out of field and allowed the winter annual weeds to flourish the past couple

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Ohio: Xtend Soybeans – Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Dicamba This Year?

Ohio: Xtend Soybeans – Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Dicamba This Year?

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Even if you are planting RR Xtend soybeans, the answer to this could be – maybe nothing.

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Pond Herbicide Application – Using a Remote Controlled Boat

Pond Herbicide Application – Using a Remote Controlled Boat Updated

👤By Doug Mayo, University of Florida 🕔Apr 10, 2017

This featured video highlights an innovation for managing pond weeds. Lake Restoration Incorporated has developed a remote control, miniature air-boat for applying pond herbicides. Spraying weeds can be a real challenge for pond owners, but this product could make aquatic

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Alabama Corn: Control Options for Morningglory

Alabama Corn: Control Options for Morningglory

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 7, 2017

One of the most difficult weeds to control in corn is morningglory. The backbone of any morningglory control program in corn is atrazine.

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