No Pigweed Left Behind – Make That A Goal At Harvest Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019At harvest this year, watch for patches of pigweeds, which are quickly multiplying across Ohio. A campaign dubbed “No Pigweed Left Behind” is aimed at encouraging farmers to stop those weeds […]

Ohio: 4 Reminders for Fall Herbicide Treatments Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019If you have never applied herbicide in fall to burn down winter annuals, or done it only infrequently, this might be the year to make an investment in fall herbicides.

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Reminders About Pre-Harvest Herbicide Treatments Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Preharvest herbicide treatments are primarily intended to suppress/kill and desiccate weeds that can make harvest more difficult.  Products with contact activity will cause faster desiccation and leaf drop of weeds […]

Ohio Soybeans: Sorting Out Herbicide Resistance Traits Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019The world of soybean herbicide resistance traits has gotten more complex over the past several years.  The good news is that we have new options for control of herbicide-resistant weeds, […]

Ohio: Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp – 5 Late Season Scouting Tips Jul 30, 2019

🕔Jul 30, 2019If you don’t already have to deal with waterhemp or Palmer amaranth, you don’t want it. Neither one of these weeds is easy to manage, and both can cause substantial […]

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

🕔May 31, 2019Those 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 […]

Ohio: Where Has All the Waterhemp Come From? May 8, 2019

🕔May 8, 2019Waterhemp is spreading at a rapid rate, and it’s a considerably more challenging pest than marestail for several reasons.  The question really is – why has waterhemp taken off over […]

Ohio Soybeans: Burndown Programs Following Wet Weather Delays May 1, 2019

🕔May 1, 2019While it’s not terribly late yet, the wet soils and wet forecast could keep most of us out of the fields for a while. The questions about how to deal […]

Fighting Back Against Pigweed – 6 Best Management Practices Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, both members of the pigweed family, have become significant threats to crop yields and farm incomes across the Americas. In the U.S., they compete with crops […]

Ohio: It’s All About the Seedbank – Where Has All the Marestail Gone? Apr 26, 2019

🕔Apr 26, 2019For the second year in a row, we are scrounging to find enough marestail at the OARDC Western Ag Station to conduct the research we had planned on this weed. […]

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