Ohio Soybeans: Sorting Out Herbicide Resistance Traits

🕔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, 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, 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 […]

Tennessee: Pigweed Escapes in Xtend Crops Continue to Mount

🕔Aug 22, 2019It has become very apparent that the Palmer amaranth control in Xtend cotton and soybeans has not been nearly as good as in previous years.

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 […]

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