The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Tag "horseweed"

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.

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
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,

Read Full Article
Pennsylvania Soybeans: Perfect Weather for Spring Marestail Establishment

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Perfect Weather for Spring Marestail Establishment

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔May 10, 2017

The last 10 days of cool wet weather is perfect for promoting spring germination of horseweed/marestail in those no-till fields that are about to be planted to soybean.

Read Full Article
Ohio Soybeans: Adapting Burndown Programs for Large Marestail

Ohio Soybeans: Adapting Burndown Programs for Large Marestail

πŸ‘€By Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔May 9, 2017

As a result of the warm winter and early spring, weed growth in no-till fields is ahead of schedule. Fields not treated with burndown herbicides last fall or during the earlier drier period this spring can have some large weeds

Read Full Article
Nebraska Soybeans: Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds – Spring Burndown

Nebraska Soybeans: Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds – Spring Burndown

πŸ‘€By Chris Proctor and Rodrigo Werle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 2, 2017

With spring weather upon us, if you have not done so, now is the time to apply burndown herbicides to control established winter annuals like marestail or early-emerging summer annual species like giant ragweed, common ragweed, and kochia.

Read Full Article
Pennsylvania Soybeans: Manage Horseweed/Marestail Before You Plant

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Manage Horseweed/Marestail Before You Plant

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Be sure you are scouting for marestail before you plant your no-till soybeans and using effective herbicides with both burndown and residual control.

Read Full Article