Illinois: A Review of Early-Season Weeds Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Ample soil moisture and warming temperatures are promoting rapid growth and development of many early-season weed species. Most weeds currently growing in fields emerged last fall and successfully overwintered, but […]

Livestock: Don’t Ignore Toxic Butterweed – DTN May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019
Those yellow flowers filling fields across the Midwest aren’t buttercups, baby. They are weeds and consumed in enough quantities, cressleaf groundsel, also called butterweed, can be toxic to livestock. Ohio […]

Illinois Corn: 6 Weed Management Reminders in a Wet Spring May 20, 2019

🕔May 20, 2019
When field conditions become conducive for planting, several possible scenarios exist for the management of existing weed vegetation.  One possible scenario is that planting will occur before any type of […]

Midwest Weeds: Wet, Cold Weather Made for Woolly Fields – DTN May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
The persistent cold, wet weather dogging much of the corn and soybean belt this spring has kept many farmers from applying their usual early spring burndown applications.

Georgia: 4 Early Season Weed Considerations Feb 28, 2018

🕔Feb 28, 2018
Over the last several days, a few interesting things have crossed my desk.  Thought you might want to see them as well.  Figure 1 is a picture of a weed […]

Midwest Weeds: Pigweed and Waterhemp Will be Waiting for You This Spring – DTN Nov 4, 2016

🕔Nov 4, 2016
You’re not the only one relieved to see those empty crop fields. Winter annual weed species are stretching out their roots and enjoying the newfound space of your harvested acres. […]

Illinois: Challenges of Spring – Herbicide Resistance May 12, 2016

🕔May 12, 2016
The springtime color scheme provided by winter annual weed species in many no-till fields has shifted from the hearty purple of flowering henbit and purple deadnettle to the bright yellow […]

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