Iowa: Scout Now for Palmer Amaranth Jul 31, 2020
This is the time of year to begin scouting for Palmer amaranth in Iowa crop fields. While Palmer amaranth has been identified in more than half of Iowa’s counties, new identifications […]
Dicamba – What Does the Future Hold? – DTN Jul 16, 2020
Future registrations are uncertain, weed escapes are rising, and some farmers are tired of the drama. What lies ahead for dicamba use in the U.S.?
Dicamba: Off-Target, Once Again – DTN Jul 10, 2020
This summer, Iowa fields are seeing some of the most widespread injury symptoms, as three dicamba herbicides face legal uncertainty.
Iowa Soybeans: Identifying Common Herbicide Symptoms Jun 30, 2020
We’ve seen more herbicide injury to soybean than I recall in past summers, resulting in questions about determining the source and reasons for the damage. This ICM Blog will share […]
Iowa Soybeans: Looking For Preemergence Consistency Apr 20, 2020
The battle against waterhemp is complicated mainly because of its extended emergence period (early May until August). Preemergence (PRE) soil residual herbicides serve as a foundation for managing waterhemp, but […]
Preemergence herbicides are the foundation of herbicide-based weed management systems, and effective use of these products is essential to protect crop yields and reduce selection pressure for herbicide resistant weeds.
Extension specialists in Iowa and Minnesota are collaborating to provide a series of short, daily webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and other interested parties from April 6 to […]
Iowa: Terminating Cover Crops This Spring Mar 27, 2020
As temperatures warm this spring, cover crop termination is on the to-do list for some Iowa fields. Killing cover crops with herbicides is the most common termination method. The effectiveness […]
Iowa: Managing Winter Annual Weeds This Spring Mar 20, 2020
After another relatively wet fall, late harvest season, and mild winter, early weed management may be important this spring for those who have persistent issues with winter annuals such as […]
Iowa: Managing Residual Herbicides with Cover Crops Feb 25, 2020
A common question when incorporating cover crops into a production system is, will the cover crop interfere with the performance of residual herbicides included with the burndown treatment?