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Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

👤Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Recently, the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program released the results of their 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey. This document reported results of a broad array of questions asked of cover crop

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Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

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Iowa: Fall Marestail Control

Iowa: Fall Marestail Control

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Marestail is one of the most difficult weeds to manage in no-till soybean.  While classified as a winter annual, the plant has significant emergence in both late summer/early fall and in the spring.

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Ohio Wheat: Management Considerations for Marestail, Poison Hemlock, Burcucumber

Ohio Wheat: Management Considerations for Marestail, Poison Hemlock, Burcucumber

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 3, 2017

There are several methods for management of marestail in wheat, and following any of these will take care of most winter annual weeds as well. Keep in mind that where wheat will be planted following soybeans, the large marestail that

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

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

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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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