Preventing Weed Seed Distribution from Combines Sep 30, 2022

    🕔Sep 30, 2022
    Combines are very good at what they do, namely separating seeds from plants during the harvest process. Unfortunately, this can include separating weed seeds from weeds in the field. As […]

    Michigan: Reducing Spread of Herbicide-Resistant Weed Seed During Harvest, Tillage Operations Sep 26, 2022

    🕔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 […]

    Pennsylvania: Scout Fields for Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp to Prevent Harvest Spread Sep 23, 2022

    🕔Sep 23, 2022
    Palmer amaranth and waterhemp, which are resistant to multiple herbicide groups, continue to spread within regions of Pennsylvania. Scouting for new introductions or weed escapes in soybean and corn prior […]

    Pennsylvania: Weed Seeds This Fall Means More Weeds Next Spring Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    Now is the time to think about controlling summer annual weeds prior to seed set in cropping situations where possible. Preventing seed production is important for driving down the weed seed bank […]

    Iowa: Don’t Let the Pigweeds Produce Seed Aug 10, 2022

    🕔Aug 10, 2022
    This is the time of the year when late-season pigweeds (waterhemp and Palmer amaranth) poke through the soybean canopy and produce seeds. These late-season pigweeds either emerged after herbicide applications, or […]

    Herbicide Resistance: Researchers Look to Destroy Weed Seed During Harvest Dec 21, 2021

    🕔Dec 21, 2021
    A Kansas State University researcher in western Kansas says he may have an innovative way to kill weeds commonly found in farmer’s fields: simply put, he wants to crush ‘em.

    Soybeans: Reducing Weed Seed, Foreign Material for Harvest Jan 5, 2021

    🕔Jan 5, 2021
    Beginning in 2018, Chinese officials began rejecting shipments of soybeans from the US that contain more than one percent foreign material and contain weed seed listed on their prohibited species […]

    Soybeans: Chaff Lining Fields for Palmer Amaranth Management Oct 9, 2020

    🕔Oct 9, 2020
    Herbicide-resistant weeds have resulted in the loss of effective herbicides and has forced farmers to seek alternative strategies.  Australian farmers have developed harvest time weed seed control strategies targeting plants […]

    Minnesota: Weed Control Ahead of the Combine Sep 18, 2020

    🕔Sep 18, 2020
    For the most part, it’s too late to control weeds this year, but there is still time to limit weed seeds going back into the weed seedbank. Combine harvesters are […]

    Georgia Corn: Late-Season Glyphosate Applications and Weed Seed Production Sep 14, 2020

    🕔Sep 14, 2020
    Now that many growers are finishing up with field corn harvest, I have been getting lots of questions about the potential effects of late-season applications of glyphosate on the production […]


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