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 […]

Minnesota: Check Fields for Palmer Pigweed This Fall Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019The fall harvest season is a good time to look for the presence of Palmer amaranth. Palmer amaranth is on Minnesota’s prohibited noxious weed and seed list with the goal […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth Declared a Prohibited Noxious Weed Seed Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019As of September 2, 2019, palmer amaranth seed has been added to South Dakota’s list of prohibited noxious weed seeds. Seed for sale within South Dakota may not contain prohibited […]

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, […]

Palmer Pigweed Resistance – Keys Behind the Evil Genius Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Palmer amaranth’s resistance to PPO-inhibiting herbicides, a group of chemicals that disrupt chlorophyll synthesis, is especially problematic with glyphosate already out of the picture. Farmers had been turning to PPO-inhibitors […]

Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa – Field Day Dates Changed Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Two upcoming field days will address the use of alfalfa as a cover crop and as an effective weapon in the ongoing war against Palmer amaranth, commonly known as pigweed. […]

Weed Management with Cover Crops – Video Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Taylor Clarke, Farmer and Extension Agent from Brunswick County, VA, discusses how he transformed his tobacco-based family farm into a soybean-based system by introducing cover crops. After five years of […]

Alabama: Post-Harvest Weed Control – Don’t Quit Yet Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019As farmers enter harvest season, let’s remember that the work isn’t done just because the crop is out of the field. Planning efforts for next year are already underway and […]

Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa? 2 Upcoming Field Days Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Agronomists with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are testing an age-old approach to solving a modern-day farming problem: The increasingly prevalent Palmer amaranth, commonly known as pigweed. […]

Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Time to Scout Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Now is a great time to scout for Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) in Iowa crop fields. As of late 2018, this species had been identified in over half of Iowa’s […]

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