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Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures

Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures

👤By Amit Jhala and Jenny Rees, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Specialists 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Recently we received several phone calls about control of winter annual weeds in the fall and how temperature and frost might affect herbicide efficacy. As fall temperatures will continue to drop, it is important for growers to decide as soon

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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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Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The weeds under the pivot in April spoke volumes to Kansas farmer Karl Jacobson.  A carpet of flowering henbit sliced a slim, purple path through an otherwise pristine soybean field, marking precisely where the center pivot had blocked the Kansas

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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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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 19, 2017

As we move into the fall herbicide application season, one question coming up is whether a spring dicamba burndown treatment is good enough on overwintered marestail plants to eliminate the need for fall herbicides.

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Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for farmers.  How often could an applicator legally spray dicamba this

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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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