Michigan: Weed Control Recommendations for Late, Prevented Planting

🕔Jun 19, 2019For field crop growers throughout the state it has been a late, wet and challenging spring leading to planting delays. Due to this delay, many critical weed control decisions need […]

Minnesota Weeds: Check Driftwatch/FieldCheck Before You Spray

🕔Jun 19, 2019To reduce the potential for pesticide drift injury to sensitive crops and beehives check the FieldCheck (FieldWatch) map prior to application. FieldCheck, DriftWatch, and BeeCheck are free, voluntary online registries that […]

Herbicides: How Do Hot, Dry Conditions Affect Performance?

🕔Jun 19, 2019The general understanding is that herbicides do not perform at their best if the environment is not favorable for plant growth. Considering this, due to the hot and dry conditions, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Managing Prevented-Planting Fields

🕔Jun 18, 2019With a lot of acres of corn and soybeans still unplanted as we move into the second half of June, prevented planting (PP) is unfortunately going to be a major […]

Illinois: Dicamba – Application Date Extended

🕔Jun 17, 2019The Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced it will extend the application date the herbicide dicamba can be applied on soybeans in Illinois for the 2019 growing season until July […]

Iowa: Weed Science Field Day, Ames, June 27

🕔Jun 17, 2019Join the ISU Weed Science Program at the 2019 Herbicide Research and Demonstration Program Field Day on Thursday, June 27. The field day will be at the Curtiss Farm on South State Street […]

Indiana: Purdue Weed Science Field Day, Lafayette, July 11

🕔Jun 14, 2019The Purdue Weed Science team is hosting an educational field day for farmers, agricultural industry professionals, Extension educators, consultants and others who apply herbicides. Due to weather delays in getting plots established, […]

Minnesota: Weed Management Under Delayed Planting Conditions – Podcast

🕔Jun 14, 2019Our guest this week was Dr. Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Weed Specialist for corn and soybeans. Since 1986, Dr. Gunsolus has had an active extension and research program […]

Minnesota: Palmer Pigweed in Manure – What Can You Do?

🕔Jun 14, 2019The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has identified manure as a pathway of introduction for Palmer amaranth. Specifically, Palmer amaranth seeds that contaminated sunflower screenings were fed to cattle. Some of […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Post Herbicide Options, Application Restrictions

🕔Jun 14, 2019We have received some calls inquiring about post herbicide options for soybeans. If the field did not receive a burndown herbicide or a residual applied near planting, weeds like dandelion, […]

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