Iowa: Spring Burndown Treatments for Winter Annual Weeds

🕔Mar 27, 2019With the short timeframe for fieldwork this spring prior to planting, early weed management may fall to the bottom of the priority list for many. For those who have persistent […]

Iowa Cover Crops: How Do They Affect Weed Management?

🕔Mar 26, 2019One benefit of planting cover crops is their contribution to weed management. While several factors contribute to the inhibition of weeds by cover crops, the physical barrier of cover crop […]

Soybeans: SCN Resistance is Increasing Even on Reliable Varieties – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2019Think of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) like blood pressure. Doctors take blood pressure readings and based on the numbers, decide if and how to manage the problem.  Similarly, The SCN […]

Nebraska Xtend Soybeans: Cover Crops or Burndown – Which Dicamba Product Should I Use?

🕔Apr 30, 2018Q: Which dicamba product should I use to terminate broadleaf cover crops or burn down weeds before planting Xtend soybean? A: I recently received several phone calls from growers with […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Termination Factors, Burndown Considerations

🕔Apr 23, 2018With cold spring conditions this year, cover crop plant growth has been delayed and questions have come up as to whether that should affect timing of cover crop termination. In […]

Kansas Wheat: Time to Start Planning, Scouting for Weeds

🕔Mar 7, 2018You might think it is a bit early to start thinking about those weeds that can magically appear in your wheat fields. But now is the time to start planning […]

Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures

🕔Nov 13, 2017Recently we received several phone calls about control of winter annual weeds in the fall and how temperature and frost might affect herbicide efficacy. As fall temperatures will continue to […]

Midwest Weeds: Pigweed and Waterhemp Will be Waiting for You This Spring – DTN

🕔Nov 4, 2016You’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. […]

Nebraska Winter Weeds: Control or Not to Control?

🕔Nov 2, 2015Recently we received several phone calls about winter weeds, particularly marestail. It is important for growers to decide now if they want to apply a herbicide.  The following FAQs about […]

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