Although glyphosate-resistant marestail was found in South Dakota in 2010, a SDSU Extension agronomy field specialist, encourages growers to look beyond chemical control when it comes to controlling the weed.
The University of Tennessee has fielded a number of calls from folks who believe that they are seeing more metribuzin injury on wheat this fall than in previous years.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research wheat scientists are getting closer to pinpointing the genes controlling greenbug resistance in wheat and recently published their findings.
Twitter chat tackles weed resistance issues (01/11/13)
Outmaneuvering herbicide-resistant weeds (09/18/12)
Afternoon Comments 03/10
The wheat markets also declined in the wake of the WASDE data. Despite likely underlying support stemming from the uncertain Black Sea situation, wheat futures accompanied the other crop markets lower Sunday night. Futures actually turned mixed by late morning, but came under fresh pressure when the WASDE report was released and closed weakly. May CBOT wheat futures fell 13.25 cents to $6.4075/bushel at their Monday close, while May KCBT wheat futures dropped 10.0 cents to $7.1125, and May MWE futures lost 12.25 to $6.9275.