BASF suggests a post-emergence herbicide with residual control before weeds reach four inches in height as the best way to tackle tough to control weeds after they have emerged.
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Many herbicides are still safe for farmers to use after corn has emerged so long as they pay close attention to product selection and application timing, according to Purdue Extension weed scientists.
Affected by prolonged rainfall, weed resistance issues and higher manufacturing costs, the U.S. crop protection industry remained strong in 2013, posting an 8% increase over 2012.
Farmers still have a fighting chance to stop Palmer Amaranth, a tough yield-robbing weed, from spreading in Iowa.
Typically, soil-applied herbicides control target weed species with little to no adverse effect on the crop. However, there are some factors that can contribute to herbicide-induced soybean injury.
The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has announced plans for a second national scientific summit on the topic of herbicide resistance in Washington, DC, in September.
Field studies show that a fall application of certain herbicides before weed emergence, leads to more successful crop planting and weed control in spring.
Dow AgroSciences has received Chinese registration of Arylex active, the first registration of this low-use rate herbicide.
Palmer amaranth has prolific seed production, rapid dispersal, and high competitiveness with crops, making herbicide-resistant strains difficult to control.
EPA has announced its intention to register Enlist Duo for use in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin, and is seeking comment from growers and others on the new technology.
Three out of four growers who participated in a recent BASF survey suspect that glyphosate resistance is a cause of tough-to-control weeds.
Weed identification is an essential component to successful scouting, which is more true than ever say weed science experts.
The University of Illinois weed science program has developed recommendations for effective management of Palmer amaranth in agronomic crops.
Not only is the amount of money being spent to control these yield robbers high, but the toll it has taken on the human population is growing lager by the day.
Early-season weed control using residual herbicides can mean a stronger foundation for a clean growing season.
Corn growers have a new dual-action option for postemergence control of broadleaf weeds, including those resistant to glyphosate.
In a recent Verdict herbicide study, BASF reaffirmed the importance of using a preemergence herbicide with multiple sites of action.
Besides a host of pest challenges, agriculture in 2014 will be dealing with plenty of hard-to-kill weeds as well.
The evolution of multiple herbicide resistance in annual weeds has forced the development of innovative and alternative, non-chemical weed control strategies.