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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 23, 2017

As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.

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North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

πŸ‘€By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Some producers are turning to small-grain crops as feed for their livestock because this year’s drought is causing a severe shortage of grass and hay. However, herbicides applied to those small-grain crops may make them unusable as livestock feed. β€œMost

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Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

πŸ‘€By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One of our biggest weed problems across Indiana every year is control of marestail in soybeans, and 2017 has been no different. Many growers had a lot of trouble controlling marestail in their spring burndown programs in April and May.

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Minnesota: Target Weeds After Small Grain Harvest

Minnesota: Target Weeds After Small Grain Harvest

πŸ‘€By Jared Goplen, Tom Peters, and Dave Nicolai, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 15, 2017

One of the many benefits of including small grains in crop rotations is improved broadleaf weed control and breaking up weed lifecycles. Although freshly harvested small grain fields have a clean look, they often have weeds hiding in the stubble.

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Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

πŸ‘€By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

A few reminders for late season weed management based upon phone calls and e-mails received from growers over the last few days.

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Herbicides: Test Your Mode of Action Knowledge with New Quiz

Herbicides: Test Your Mode of Action Knowledge with New Quiz

πŸ‘€By Annie Klodd and William Curran, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Test your knowledge of herbicide modes of action with this short 9-question quiz.

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: Invasive Pigweeds Rising Above Canopies

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Invasive Pigweeds Rising Above Canopies

πŸ‘€By William Curran, Dwight Lingenfelter, and Annie Klodd, Pennsylvania State University Extension Sepcialists 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Now is the time to scout for Palmer amaranth and waterhemp and remove or destroy it to prevent seed production and spread.

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Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies

Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies

πŸ‘€By Nikolas Clarkson, Texas AgriLife Extension Intern, and Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 9, 2017

I asked Nikolas Clarkson, one of our 2017 Plains Pest Management Interns, to cover a hot topic for 2017, The implementation of the new cotton herbicide technologies in West Texas. Nik and I worked together on this article to keep

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

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

πŸ‘€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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Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video

Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video

πŸ‘€By Larry Steckel and Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Weed Specialists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Recommendations on what to spray and, perhaps more importantly, what not to spray in late-planted soybeans from Dr. Larry Steckel and Drake Copeland.

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