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Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sepcialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

​Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and weather conditions. Last year, we looked at several herbicides applied delayed-PRE that were promising for ryegrass control but this year

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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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North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔Oct 9, 2017

1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is of good quality (free of weed seed, undamaged by insects,

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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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Kansas Field Tour: EPA Officials Get Close and Personal with Palmer Amaranth

Kansas Field Tour: EPA Officials Get Close and Personal with Palmer Amaranth

👤By Kathy Gehl, Kansas State University 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Ask any weed scientist what is one of the most pressing challenges they face, and chances are the answer is herbicide-resistant weeds. For farmers in central and western Kansas, controlling these weeds in a limited-rainfall environment presents a unique management

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Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 4, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is working with Auburn University’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences to bring Alabama farmers the Row Crops Short Course. The short course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center Dec.

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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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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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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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Cover Crops Increase Destruction of Weed Seed in Fields, Says Study

Cover Crops Increase Destruction of Weed Seed in Fields, Says Study

👤By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Cover crops have been promoted for their abilities to reduce erosion and retain or enhance soil nutrients. Now there is evidence that they can significantly reduce weed seeds from entering the soil seed bank.

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