In general, 2019 was a difficult year for weed control with the large number of acres that were planted late or not at all leading to higher weed populations and […]
Michigan Wheat: Planting on Prevented Planted Ground Sep 12, 2019
With the abundance of prevented plant acres in Michigan this year, there is significant interest in planting wheat early. Early planting is always associated with higher yields, but can you […]
Weed control needs to be a priority in non-planted fields this summer to prevent future weed problems.
Michigan: 2019 Weed Tour, Lansing, July 10 Jun 20, 2019
Due to the cold, wet weather and slow crop growth, the annual Michigan State University Weed Tour has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the MSU Agronomy Farm, 4450 […]
For field crop growers throughout the state it has been a late, wet and challenging spring leading to planting delays. Due to this delay, many critical weed control decisions need […]
Michigan: Early-Season Weed Control Is Important Apr 26, 2019
Not starting with a clean field can reduce yields.
Weather The late winter, early spring weather in 2019 has been quite variable. In terms of heat accumulation, which tends to spur on winter annual weeds and wheat growth, the […]
The early bird may get the worm, but the late-emerging weed gets the run of the field.
Over the next month, many of Michigan’s winter wheat acres will be treated with herbicides for weed control. While there are several herbicide options available for use in wheat, there […]
Cooler temperatures and wetter conditions this spring 2018 have led to slower than normal weed growth and a slower start to field work around Michigan.