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I.D. Weed Seedlings: Common Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Differences

I.D. Weed Seedlings: Common Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Differences

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 23, 2017

Growers should be on the lookout for common waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, which typically start emerging in the first or second week of May in Nebraska and continue emerging up to late August. Although both species belong to the Amaranthaceae

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Tennessee Weeds: Management of Late Season Johnsongrass

Tennessee Weeds: Management of Late Season Johnsongrass

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔May 19, 2017

Questions continue to arise on management of glyphosate-resistant (GR) Johnsongrass in corn, soybean and cotton.

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Georgia Corn: Layby Herbicide Programs Control Weeds, Improve Profits

Georgia Corn: Layby Herbicide Programs Control Weeds, Improve Profits

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔May 17, 2017

Layby herbicide programs allow Georgia field corn growers to better control weeds throughout the growing season.

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Iowa: Time to Scout CRP for Palmer Pigweed?

Iowa: Time to Scout CRP for Palmer Pigweed?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔May 15, 2017

Iowa State University Extension weed specialist Bob Hartzler decided to take advantage of the great weather and see if Palmer amaranth could be identified in CRP fields where it was introduced last year.

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Arkansas Weeds: After the Flood, Read Labels Before Reapplying Herbicides

Arkansas Weeds: After the Flood, Read Labels Before Reapplying Herbicides

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔May 15, 2017

Flooded farm fields present challenges for effective weed control, said Bob Scott, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. “Most herbicides do not like being under a flood,” Scott said. “Chemical processes associated with hydrolysis

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Virginia Cotton: Warrant and Cool, Wet Soils

Virginia Cotton: Warrant and Cool, Wet Soils

👤By Charlie Cahoon, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔May 12, 2017

Warrant is an encapsulated formulation of the herbicide acetochlor and has widely become a part of our postemergence (POST) herbicide program in cotton.  Although Warrant does not control emerged weeds, it does provide excellent residual control of pigweed, other small

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Tennessee Weeds: Flag the Technology Helps Manage Herbicides – Video

Tennessee Weeds: Flag the Technology Helps Manage Herbicides – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔May 11, 2017

Watch as Dr. Larry Steckel gives a quick overview of the Flag the Technology system – an inexpensive method that can help you avoid misapplication of pesticides in the field.

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: Perfect Weather for Spring Marestail Establishment

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Perfect Weather for Spring Marestail Establishment

👤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.

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Ohio Soybeans: Adapting Burndown Programs for Large Marestail

Ohio Soybeans: Adapting Burndown Programs for Large Marestail

👤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

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Tennessee Cotton: Strategy to Consider with Shortages of Caparol, Cotoran, and Diuron

Tennessee Cotton: Strategy to Consider with Shortages of Caparol, Cotoran, and Diuron

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔May 9, 2017

Judging by calls there is a good deal of frustration with the lack of Caparol, Cotoran and Diuron.  A lot of folks are scrambling trying to come up with a Plan B or even a Plan C as cotton planters

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