Noxious Weeds: 7 Best Practices Used for 600 Species

🕔Jul 12, 2018Noxious weeds are plants designated by federal, state or local officials as injurious to public health, agriculture, recreation, wildlife or property. Once a weed is classified as noxious, authorities are […]

Giant Ragweed Resistance – Want Better Control? Apply Selectively.

🕔Jun 25, 2018Scientists at Purdue University have just answered an important question that has plagued many corn and soybean growers. Why does mixing glyphosate with other selective herbicides sometimes fail to control […]

Missouri Weeds: Waterhemp Confirmed with 6-Way Resistance

🕔Jun 22, 2018A study featured in the journal Weed Science is certain to keep many corn and soybean growers up at night. Researchers have identified a waterhemp population in Missouri that is resistant to […]

University of Arkansas: Norsworthy Named WSSA Fellow; Meyer Named Top Graduate Student

🕔Feb 13, 2018Jason Norsworthy, weed scientist for the U of A System Division of Agriculture, was honored by his peers as a fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. Norsworthy, a professor […]

Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2017The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made label changes to dicamba products for 2018, but some members of an EPA committee question if the changes will reduce the frequency of off-target […]

Palmer Amaranth May be Hiding in Native Seed Mixes

🕔Aug 29, 2017Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say some native seed mixes planted to foster habitats for honeybees and other pollinators have been found to be contaminated with […]

Weeds: When Conventional and Organic Farming Methods Collide

🕔Jul 13, 2017This spring has been strange in Oregon’s Lane County. “It rained every day. I’m exaggerating, but only by two days,” says farmer Jason Hunton. When Mother Nature rears her ugly […]

Is Palmer Amaranth Developing Traits That Make It Difficult to Control?

🕔Jun 16, 2017Palmer amaranth is widely considered to be one of the most damaging and difficult to control agricultural weeds in North America. A lot of time and attention has been devoted […]

Survey Ranks Most Common, Troublesome Weeds in Ag

🕔May 23, 2017A recent survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) ranks Palmer amaranth as the most troublesome and difficult to control weed in 12 categories of broadleaf crops, […]

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