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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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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 23, 2017

As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.

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Ohio: Palmer Pigweed – Late Season Scouting Tips

Ohio: Palmer Pigweed – Late Season Scouting Tips

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Palmer amaranth has shown up in a few more places in Ohio this summer at a range of infestation levels, and waterhemp has also become more prevalent. Newly discovered Palmer infestations in some fields were too high to be remediated

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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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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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Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One of our biggest weed problems across Indiana every year is control of marestail in soybeans, and 2017 has been no different. Many growers had a lot of trouble controlling marestail in their spring burndown programs in April and May.

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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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Arkansas Soybeans: Weed Control Programs in Future Triple Stack Varieties – Video

Arkansas Soybeans: Weed Control Programs in Future Triple Stack Varieties – Video

👤From University of Arkansas Extension 🕔Aug 10, 2017

University of Arkansas Extension Weed Specialist Bob Scott discussed weed management practices for soybeans with triple stacked herbicide traits at the recent NE Research & Extension Center Field Day.

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Corn: Weeds Left Untreated May Cost You in Yield and Water – Texas Study

Corn: Weeds Left Untreated May Cost You in Yield and Water – Texas Study

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Just how much water are weeds using in a corn crop? And, is it more economical to treat or not weeds?   Early results from a Texas A&M study has found that heavy weed pressure could result in a jolting

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Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

👤By Sandra Wick, Kansas State University Crop Production Agent 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Producers are gearing up to plant their 2018 wheat crop around north central Kansas! Producers really don’t like the mention of volunteer wheat, but you can always count on it rearing its ugly head. Volunteer wheat is a fact of

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