Fields that were flooded or lay fallow in 2019 may require extra management for the 2020 spring planting season. The two top concerns will be weed control and nutrient availability […]
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.
According to our network of sources, the effectiveness of new soybean trait systems has some growers once again thinking about omitting preemergence residual herbicides from their weed management programs. Some […]
The United Soybean Board (USB) Take Action initiative and university weed scientists from across the Midwest have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management issues. Two […]
The stage is set for dense stands of winter annual weeds this spring. Conditions were right last season for abundant weed seed production, plus the relatively mild winter favored heavy […]
Destroying weed seed – either in the combine or in a controlled system in the field – takes herbicide resistance management to the next level. In the Midwest, waterhemp will […]
Preventing the Spread of Invasive Weeds – Video Feb 18, 2020
Depending on the species, weeds spread with the help of wind, water, or by other means. Additionally, people spread weeds with equipment, which is a very common way to spread […]
No sooner have many unpleasant memories of the 2019 growing season begun to fade than we find ourselves looking ahead to contemplating potential residual weed management challenges in 2020.
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 […]
When John Werries and his son Dean started using cover crops, their primary goal was to prevent soil erosion on their Illinois farm. Seven years later, they’ve discovered their cover […]