Apply 2012 lessons to 2013 weed control plans
“It can be risky to delay preemergence herbicide applications until the last moment,” Flanigan notes. “Early-spring herbicide applications provide multiple benefits. Growers can make use of early spring rains to activate herbicides for maximum weed control and they have a larger window of application. It’s one less thing to worry about in the spring.”
Timely applications of a preemergence herbicide with burndown and residual activity will help provide cleaner, drier seedbeds at planting and help crops get off to a vigorous start. Herbicides fitting that category are available from DuPont, and ag retailer agronomists or crop consultants should contact their local DuPont representative to determine the best option by state and farming systems.
- China adopts stricter pesticide residue standard
- Researchers target soybean disease with genetic resistance study
- K-State Cropping Systems Field Day Set Aug. 28 in Garden City
- Ag markets ended the week in mixed fashion
- Ag turned decidedly mixed Friday morning
- Fall armyworm moth capture sees big jump
- Don’t link bird decline and use of neonicotinoids
- Solar energy jobs increase, wind power decrease
- Comments end for Enlist Duo but not the fight
- Setting the record straight on 'Waters of the U.S.'
- Commentary: Setting the record straight on 'Waters of the U.S.'
- Look at fertilizer pricing 2013 vs. 2014