Written by: Stephanie, University of Illinois

Source: Aaron Hagar, University of Illinois Extension Specialist, Weed Science

URBANA, Ill. Herbicides applied in the fall often can provide improved control of many winter annual weed species compared with similar applications made in the spring, according to a University of Illinois weed scientist.

Aaron Hager explains that marestail is one example of a weed species that is often better controlled with herbicides applied in the fall compared with the spring.

Click here to view the PDF and learn more on fall application recommendations.