Stewarding agriculture is a passion that we all have in common and are working every day to achieve. As the world’s population is expected to approach 10 billion people by […]
Michigan Corn: Early Season Weed Control May 1, 2020
Plan now for successful 2020 weed control in corn.
There were lots of conversations last week about soybean herbicide programs and specifically which herbicides to use at planting before the weeds and crop emerge. Since the 2015 discovery of […]
Any weed that goes to seed will come to haunt you. Taking out resistant populations requires diligence, proper timing and rethinking what works and what doesn’t.
Fall cover crops can take the pressure off of burndown herbicides for control of glyphosate-resistant horseweed.
Impact mills, which destroy weed seeds picked up by a combine, may be doing an even better job than previously thought. A recent University of Illinois study, running an Australian […]
Herbicide Hall of Shame Gets New Entry Feb 5, 2020
After a fairly long hiatus, a tweet from Corteva has earned a coveted spot in the HOS. This is a tough one since the company has used a farmer’s quote […]
In the battle against herbicide-resistant weeds, farmers are increasingly eager to add non-chemical control methods to their management toolbox. Impact mills, which destroy weed seeds picked up by a combine, […]
When weeds begin showing resistance, it’s not a case of the herbicide changing the weed, it’s a simple “survival of the fittest” case, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]
The economics of 2019-2020 corn production has challenged many farmers to minimize production costs. Hybrid selection is one way to reduce costs. Planting corn hybrids without Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins […]