Before making burndown applications, decide which crops will be planted to make sure the re-plant intervals following herbicide applications will match up well with the intended crop. For all burndown applications refer to the Row Crop Plant Back Intervals (MP-519) publication for replant guidelines.
Bob Hartzler and Mike Owen, professors of agronomy and ISU Extension and Outreach weed scientists, updated the 2015 Herbicide Guide for Iowa Corn and Soybean Production to reflect the 2014 growing season, product effectiveness and changes in industry offerings.
Midwest row crops are increasingly susceptible to pest pressure as aggressive weeds and insect outbreaks threaten yield, according to Dow AgroSciences specialists. Before growers enter fields this spring, they need to plan how to protect crops from these yield-robbing threats.
After receiving registration approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), DuPont Crop Protection has introduced DuPont Revulin Q herbicide, an early postemergence herbicide for corn grown for seed, sweet corn, yellow popcorn, and field corn grown for silage or grain.
You may get a whole lot more than you bargained for when you buy a used combine out of state. Lodged Palmer amaranth seeds may travel across state lines with the combine, says Kevin Bradley, weed scientist at University of Missouri Extension.
Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its sister regional organizations will tackle a wide range of topics vital to the future of weed science – from how to manage herbicide-resistant weeds to new developments in weed research.