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Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Add Osceola County to the Map – Increased Vigilance Needed

Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Add Osceola County to the Map – Increased Vigilance Needed

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Aug 23, 2017

A farmer in Osceola County recently found a single Palmer amaranth in a soybean field. He removed and burned the offending plant. This brings the ‘official’ ISU count of infested counties to 50. As we’ve stressed before, Palmer amaranth is

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Minnesota: Mow Fenceline Weeds Now to Prevent Seed Production

Minnesota: Mow Fenceline Weeds Now to Prevent Seed Production

👤By Jared Goplen and Dave Nicolai, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 23, 2017

As summer field activities wind down, harvest will soon be in full swing. Take the time now to mow fenceline weeds to prevent or minimize seed production. Fencelines are often where weed infestations start.

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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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Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

👤By Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has required growers to adapt to an integrated weed control approach with the assistance of the new technologies available. The adoption of cover crops in the state has shown to be a major tool for successfully controlling

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Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

A few reminders for late season weed management based upon phone calls and e-mails received from growers over the last few days.

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: Invasive Pigweeds Rising Above Canopies

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Invasive Pigweeds Rising Above Canopies

👤By William Curran, Dwight Lingenfelter, and Annie Klodd, Pennsylvania State University Extension Sepcialists 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Now is the time to scout for Palmer amaranth and waterhemp and remove or destroy it to prevent seed production and spread.

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Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?

Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?

👤By Jared Goplen, Dave Nicolai, Lisa Behnken, and Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Despite your best weed-control efforts this year, you still ended up with patches or fields with weeds coming through the crop canopy. Now that August has rolled around, what options are available to control weeds and prevent them from going

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Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s a Good Time to Scout

Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s a Good Time to Scout

👤By Meaghan Anderson, Iowa State University Field Agronomist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

As of February 2017, Palmer amaranth had been found in 49 of Iowa’s 99 counties.  A native of the American southwest, Palmer amaranth is more competitive than common waterhemp, a pigweed native to Iowa.

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Nebraska: Palmer Amaranth Emerges in Slow-to-Canopy Soybeans – Options?

Nebraska: Palmer Amaranth Emerges in Slow-to-Canopy Soybeans – Options?

👤By Rodrigo Werle and Chris Proctor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Soybeans have been slow to canopy in multiple fields across Nebraska and growers have expressed concern regarding weed management.

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Rose on Cotton: Demand is Outstanding; Dec Still Looking Friendly

Rose on Cotton: Demand is Outstanding; Dec Still Looking Friendly

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jul 7, 2017

The bull and the bears fought to a draw this week on ICE Dec futures while the bulls notched a decent win in Mar, with the inaugural 2018 futures contract gaining 81 points. The Dec – Mar spread weakened over

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