Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Thrips, Loss of Dicamba – Podcast Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Farmers facing heavy thrips infestation and the late-breaking news that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has vacated registrations for three dicamba herbicides. It’s all covered in this […]

Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Chemical Burn – Podcast Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
In this podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel’s top call for this week has been assessing chemical injury to young cotton plants. That’s thanks to weather and soil conditions when many post-emergence […]

Tennessee Corn: Options to Manage Glyphosate-Resistant Johsongrass May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Glyphosate is no longer an effective Johnsongrass herbicide in Shelby and Tipton counties. This problem appears to have spread, as field observations as well as follow-up research over the past […]

Tennessee Cotton: Suggestions to Minimize Injury with 1st POST Applications May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
This week will be the start of the early POST applications in cotton. These applications are often critical to not only curtail weed competition but to combat thrips injury as […]

Tennessee: Management of Grass Escapes from Paraquat Burndown May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
Recent burndowns that are targeting Palmer amaranth with paraquat are working quite well on that weed.  Unfortunately, that is not the case on some grass weeds like barnyardgrass, junglerice and […]

Tennessee Wheat: Italian Ryegrass Management Considerations May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
As we get closer to wheat harvest Italian ryegrass has become very apparent in some wheat fields in West Tennessee. At this point it is too late to try to […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Dicamba Application Best Management Practices May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Wet and cold with more rain in the forecast. Ugg! That sums up our spring planting season to date. Hopefully, next week, we will get our break and can get […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Why Has Junglerice Become Such a Problem? May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
The results of some studies UT Extension has done to try to determine why junglerice has become a major weed pest in Tennessee Xtend cotton and soybean acres has provided […]

Tennessee Corn: Destroying a Poor Stand Before Replanting Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Judging from recent conversations there will be a significant number of corn acres that will need to be replanted.  The long cold and wet spell apparently has greatly hindered getting […]

Tennessee: Results of the 2019 Palmer Amaranth Dicamba Screen Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
In 2019 we ran calls on about 40 fields where producers were disappointed with their Palmer amaranth control from applications of Engenia or XtendiMax. We collected Palmer amaranth seed last […]

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