Most herbicide labels caution against applications made under environmental stress such as prevailing hot and dry conditions in Iowa this year. This is because of increased risk of crop injury […]
Few farmers enjoy working outside when temperatures soar into the 90s or higher — and they aren’t alone. Herbicides, weeds and crops all perform differently in high heat — generally […]
Mean high temperatures for the month of June in Central Ohio vary between 75°F at the beginning of the month and approaches around 80°F towards the end of the month. […]
Due to the weird spring weather, soybean planting and spraying has been rather erratic. Some have been able to spray burndowns and residuals and plant in a timely manner while […]
Early season weeds in corn can result from limited rainfall to active pre herbicides or from the inability to spray residual products. The article below discusses these different scenarios.
The labels of most postemergence corn herbicides allow applications at various crop growth stages, but almost all product labels indicate a maximum growth stage beyond which broadcast applications should not […]
Due to the recent cold wet weather, corn planted in April has either struggled to emerge or the corn that did emerge may have been injured by frost events or […]
Planting has progressed rapidly this spring given the favorable planting conditions across much of Minnesota. The week of May 10th is still forecasted to be cool and dry, but there […]
Glufosinate herbicides, often sold under the Liberty brand, are in higher demand than ever before. This year, nearly every herbicide-tolerant soybean trait on the market — XtendFlex, Enlist E3, Liberty […]
10 Ways to Reduce Spray Drift May 7, 2021
Before spraying your crop, consider these 10 pointers to help reduce particle spray drift.