Indiana: Weed Day, Lafayette, July 3 May 25, 2018

🕔May 25, 2018
Purdue University’s Weed Science team will host its annual Weed Day on July 3, 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 8343 U.S. Highway 231 – about […]

Indiana: Herbicide – Pay Attention, Check DriftWatch May 25, 2018

🕔May 25, 2018
Every year we get several cases of herbicide drift from burndown applications on homeowner trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. This year has been no exception for these kind of drift […]

Indiana: Purdue Offers Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
The Purdue Weed Science group is again offering herbicide resistance screening for Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and giant ragweed for the 2018 growing season.  For Indiana residents, the resistance screens include […]

Indiana: Soil Applied Herbicides – How Much Rain Do They Need? May 4, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018
Soil applied pre-emergent herbicides require moisture for activation. What this really means is that we want the herbicide to be dissolved in the soil water so it is able to […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: How Do Residual Herbicides Affect Fall Cover Crops? May 4, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018
There has been increasingly growing interest in utilizing cover crops in our corn and soybean production systems over the last several years. Concurrently, there has also been increased utilization of […]

Dicamba: Weed Scientists – Stick With Labeled Products – DTN May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018
Dicamba is a tattletale. And the 2017 season taught us just how readily common mistakes can show up as crop injury.   While much of the dicamba drift may have been […]

Dicamba Drift: Use Caution with Weather Prediction Tools, Recordkeeping Apr 27, 2018

🕔Apr 27, 2018
With a promising extended forecast, we may finally get a lot of field work done around the state. With planting and spray season upon us, we decided it was a […]

Indiana: Dicamba Webinar Includes Mandatory Training, Weed Update, March 23 Mar 16, 2018

🕔Mar 16, 2018
Those seeking to fulfill Indiana’s new mandatory training requirements for the application of dicamba herbicide products on DT soybeans can attend a free webinar hosted by Purdue Extension and the […]

Indiana: Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9 Nov 16, 2017

🕔Nov 16, 2017
Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will present the 50th Top Farmer Conference on Jan. 9 at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette. A pre-conference workshop will be held on Jan. 8 at the […]

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN Sep 18, 2017

🕔Sep 18, 2017
Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for […]

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