Tag: Christy Sprague
Michigan: Reducing Spread of Herbicide-Resistant Weed Seed During Harvest, Tillage Operations Sep 26, 2022
Herbicide-resistant weeds including horseweed (marestail), waterhemp, and Palmer amaranth are spreading across Michigan, leading to increased weed control costs and reductions in soybean yield. Because of this, producers need to […]
Winter Wheat: Warning – Herbicide Applications Under Cold Conditions Increase Injury May 3, 2022
Cold temperatures and crop growth stage could alter weed control strategies in winter wheat.
Michigan: Dry Conditions Will Impact Early Season Weed Control Jun 8, 2021
The prolonged dry period we experienced during planting will impact both weed emergence and performance of preemergence residual herbicides. In many areas of Michigan, there was little to no rainfall […]
Michigan: Status of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in 2021 May 25, 2021
Work continues on new herbicide resistance cases in waterhemp and fall panicum.
Michigan Soybeans: Weed Management Options Without Dicamba Jun 12, 2020
Options for weed control in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean.
Michigan: Can Cover Crops Control Horseweed? – Video Apr 30, 2020
A new video highlights research at MSU looking at whether cover crops can control the growth of the weed horseweed (marestail).
Michigan Soybeans: Early Weeds – Not Starting Clean Reduces Yields Apr 28, 2020
It is important to make sure weeds are managed prior to planting. Not controlling weeds can interfere with planting and compete with the emerging crop for light, water, nutrients and […]
Michigan: Fall Weed Control Reminders on Late, Prevent Plant Acres Oct 18, 2019
In general, 2019 was a difficult year for weed control with the large number of acres that were planted late or not at all leading to higher weed populations and […]
Michigan Wheat: Planting on Prevented Planted Ground Sep 12, 2019
With the abundance of prevented plant acres in Michigan this year, there is significant interest in planting wheat early. Early planting is always associated with higher yields, but can you […]
Michigan: Marestail Control Options in Fallow Prevent Plant Fields Jul 17, 2019
Weed control needs to be a priority in non-planted fields this summer to prevent future weed problems.