Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa – Field Day Dates Changed

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

Tennessee: Xtend Weed Management in 2019 – We Have a Problem

🕔Jul 31, 2019A year ago this month I posted a blog that was titled “Dicamba in Tennessee: Year 3”. At that time the Tennessee Department of Agriculture had fielded 45 official dicamba […]

Georgia Corn: Don’t Stop Managing Weeds After Harvest

🕔Jul 31, 2019Georgia corn farmers are preparing for harvest, but they can’t take a break once they ship their crops to market. That time should be focused on staying ahead of weeds […]

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

🕔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 […]

Indiana: Weed Control Issues On Prevented Planting Fields

🕔Jul 24, 2019We have been getting lots of inquiries lately about fields that didn’t get planted to a corn or soybean crop, and have lots of weeds growing in them.  With the […]

Pigweed and Waterhemp: Is Genetic Weed Control Possible?

🕔Jul 24, 2019Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two aggressive weeds that threaten the food supply in North America, are increasingly hard to kill with commercially available herbicides. A novel approach known as genetic […]

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