Need Help Identifying Weeds? There Are Apps for That! Apr 28, 2022

    🕔Apr 28, 2022
    A cornerstone of any effective weed control program is finding and treating bothersome weeds before they become established and spread. Unless you are an expert, though, it can be hard to identify […]

    North Carolina: Identifying Waterhemp, a New Type of Pigweed – Videos Jul 30, 2021

    🕔Jul 30, 2021
    Waterhemp is a new weed to North Carolina. It looks a lot like the other pigweeds- redroot pigweed and Palmer amaranth. Waterhemp often already has herbicide resistance. This short video […]

    Nebraska: Identifying Fall-Emerging Weeds – Video Oct 21, 2020

    🕔Oct 21, 2020
    As the 2020 corn and soybean harvest begins to wind down, we would like to encourage growers to take a proactive approach to managing winter annual weeds prior to the […]

    Minnesota: Scout Fields Now for Palmer Amaranth Sep 4, 2020

    🕔Sep 4, 2020
    We are coming into the most critical time for Palmer amaranth scouting and rouging. Palmer amaranth is on Minnesota’s prohibited noxious weed and seed list with the intention to eradicate […]

    Iowa: Scout Now for Palmer Amaranth Jul 31, 2020

    🕔Jul 31, 2020
    This is the time of year to begin scouting for Palmer amaranth in Iowa crop fields. While Palmer amaranth has been identified in more than half of Iowa’s counties, new identifications […]

    Iowa: What’s up With Waterhemp? Jul 31, 2020

    🕔Jul 31, 2020
    Over the last two weeks I have received a few calls related to identifying a “new form of waterhemp” in Southwest Iowa. In reality, we do not have a new […]

    Minnesota: Palmer Amaranth Found in Winona County Jul 22, 2020

    🕔Jul 22, 2020
    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed Palmer amaranth for the first time in Winona County. The Palmer amaranth plants were found in a soybean field but the source of […]

    Illinois: A Review of Early-Season Weeds Apr 15, 2020

    🕔Apr 15, 2020
    Ample soil moisture and warming temperatures are promoting rapid growth and development of many early-season weed species. Most weeds currently growing in fields emerged last fall and successfully overwintered, but […]

    Iowa: Changes in Common Weed Names Jan 16, 2020

    🕔Jan 16, 2020
    Although ‘pure’ botanists often scoff at the use of common names for plants, common names are a useful tool when working with domesticated plants and weeds since the pool of […]

    Texas: Drones in Weed Management – Better Tech Needed Dec 10, 2019

    🕔Dec 10, 2019
    Remote sensing provides an alternative to ground-based manual scouting for weeds in agriculture fields. And, while many advances have been made, many are still needed in the area of weed […]


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