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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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Herbicide Resistance: Are We at a Tipping Point with Weed Control?

Herbicide Resistance: Are We at a Tipping Point with Weed Control?

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Researchers from the University of Illinois and the University of Arizona recently teamed up to consider the possibility that we’ve reached a critical tipping point in our ability to control agricultural weeds with the herbicides currently on the market.

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Louisiana: Weeds Are a Year-Round Problem

Louisiana: Weeds Are a Year-Round Problem

👤By Josh Copes, Daniel Stephenson, Donnie Miller, and Lauren Lazaro, LSU AgCenter Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Prolonged rains coupled with the high temperatures during August delayed harvest, caused crop damage, and environmental conditions were optimal for weed growth.

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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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Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

👤From a Press Release 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Farmers growing Enlist crops will have an additional option for weed control in 2018. Today (9/13/2017), Dow AgroSciences launched Enlist One herbicide, a straight-goods 2,4-D choline product featuring Colex-D technology.  With the ability to tank-mix with glufosinate, farmers can make

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Alabama Peanuts: Mid-Late Season Weed Problems – What Can You Do?

Alabama Peanuts: Mid-Late Season Weed Problems – What Can You Do?

👤By Steve Li, Alabama Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Since mid-July, I have received several grower inquiries regarding mid-late season weed control in peanut.  Most of them were related to large morningglory, sicklepod, coffeeweed, pigweed, FL pusley, etc.  Growers wanted to know what options they can spray to control those weeds

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South Dakota: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s the Time to Scout

South Dakota: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s the Time to Scout

👤By Paul Johnson, South Dakota State University Extension Weed Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

It is close to three years now since the first palmer amaranth was found in South Dakota. Since that time there are about a dozen confirmed sites in the state. Now is the time of year to be looking for

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2017 Western Iowa Labor Day Palmer Amaranth Tour

2017 Western Iowa Labor Day Palmer Amaranth Tour

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Sep 6, 2017

For the past four years (maybe five) I’ve visited the first three known infestations of Palmer amaranth in western Iowa to track the status of the populations in these fields.  Following is a brief summary of  my visits to Harrison,

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Palmer Amaranth May be Hiding in Native Seed Mixes

Palmer Amaranth May be Hiding in Native Seed Mixes

👤From the Weed Science Society of America 🕔Aug 29, 2017

Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say some native seed mixes planted to foster habitats for honeybees and other pollinators have been found to be contaminated with Palmer amaranth – a weed ranked by experts as the most

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