The successful control of waterhemp and Palmer amaranth in soybean has consistently come back to the use of a residual herbicide at soybean planting. Furthermore, the University of Kentucky along […]
Current cooler weather conditions are posing challenges for growers with a cereal rye cover crop to get it terminated. However, for growers planning to plant soybeans into the rye cover […]
Early burndown herbicide applications can provide more effective weed control as compared to those near planting.
Reliance on synthetic auxin herbicides (HG 4) has increased following the introduction of dicamba and 2,4-D resistant soybean. A common question among users of these products is: “If I use one […]
It is important to use a diverse herbicide program with multiple, effective sites of action to reduce overreliance on any single herbicide and slow further development of herbicide resistance in […]
Male Weeds May Hold Key to Their Own Demise Dec 11, 2020
Scientists are getting closer to finding the genes for maleness in waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two of the most troublesome agricultural weeds in the U.S. Finding the genes could enable […]
Here’s what went wrong with weed management this year and what might be ahead for weed control in 2021.
This Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. In this week’s podcast, we feature Dr. Debalin Sarangi, who was recently hired as an Associate Professor in […]
Minnesota: Herbicide-Resistant Weed Screening Survey Sep 18, 2020
Herbicide resistant weeds are widespread in Minnesota and several reports on weed control failure following herbicide applications were reported recently. Therefore, testing weed populations for herbicide resistance is important to […]
Pennsylvania: Worst Weeds Can Move with the Combine Sep 18, 2020
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to weed management—especially for herbicide resistant weeds. Resistant weeds cause significant yield loss and increased production costs […]