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Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance Screening Has Begun at MSU Diagnostic Services

Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance Screening Has Begun at MSU Diagnostic Services

πŸ‘€By Erin Hill, Michigan State University Diagnostic Services 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Autumn is upon us; crops are nearing maturity and so are the weeds that remain in the fields. If you are concerned those weeds may be herbicide-resistant, consider submitting a sample to Michigan State University Diagnostic Services for screening. We

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Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance – Reduce Spread of Weed Seed During Harvest, Tillage Operations

Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance – Reduce Spread of Weed Seed During Harvest, Tillage Operations

πŸ‘€By Mike Staton and Christy Sprague, Michigan State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Herbicide-resistant weeds such as Palmer amaranth, waterhemp and horseweed (marestail) are spreading across Michigan, increasing weed control costs and yield losses in soybeans. Because of this, producers need to take action to prevent or reduce the spread of these weeds.

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Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The use of 2,4-D in combination with glyphosate in the burndown program before establishing either cash crops or cover crops can aid in the control of a number of weeds including horseweed/marestail as well as help to prevent the evolution

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Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

πŸ‘€By Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The situation. In 2017, there have been numerous instances of off-target movement of dicamba throughout the state of Missouri and beyond. While the majority of the injury on a per land unit area has definitely occurred in the boot heel

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Control of Marestail, Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Control of Marestail, Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider.

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Kansas Soybeans: Postemergence Marestail and Pigweed Control

Kansas Soybeans: Postemergence Marestail and Pigweed Control

πŸ‘€By Dallas Peterson and Doug Shoup, Kansas State University 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Controlling marestail or pigweeds postemergence in soybeans is always easier when the weeds are small – less than 2 inches tall is preferable for good control. Once weeds get taller, they are often considerably more difficult to control. However, conditions

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Tennessee Soybeans: Management of Large Horseweed

Tennessee Soybeans: Management of Large Horseweed

πŸ‘€By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 6, 2017

There have been a few reports of good sized (>12”) horseweed (marestail) putting on significant new growth after an Engenia or Xtendimax application. Though these occurrences have been relatively few they are a concern as the horseweed appears to be

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Alabama Weeds: Wrapped Up Burndown but Too Wet to Plant – What Now?

Alabama Weeds: Wrapped Up Burndown but Too Wet to Plant – What Now?

πŸ‘€By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama A&M, Auburn University 🕔Jun 1, 2017

With all of the rain that we have gotten lately, many people had already burned down their fields but then were unable to plant. They are now in the situation where they have 2-4 inch weeds, wet fields, and won’t

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Alabama Cotton: POST Options for Resistant Weeds

Alabama Cotton: POST Options for Resistant Weeds

πŸ‘€By Christy Hicks, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔May 26, 2017

Most of the fields I have been in this week have a flush of weeds. It is likely the heavy rainfall has washed our pre-emergence herbicides out. We are dealing with 3”+ tall pigweed, horse weed and morning glories. Steve

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Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Late Horseweed Infestation Very Heavy in Some Fields

Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Late Horseweed Infestation Very Heavy in Some Fields

πŸ‘€By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔May 24, 2017

In a March blog I noted the lack of horseweed (marestail) in many fields but thought an April germination event of this weed could come late to the party and pose a problem. Β On occasion I make a good guess,

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