Amit Jhala - Extension Weed Management Specialist

Comment Period Closes Oct. 7, 2022 for U.S. EPA’s Herbicide Atrazine Mitigation Docket

September 21, 2022
The public has until Oct. 7 to provide feedback on proposed changes to atrazine restrictions, to inform the EPA of knowledge gaps, considerations or concerns that they would like addressed.

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Palmer amaranth in soybean field

Harvest Aid Herbicide Options in Soybean

August 19, 2022
As we get close to soybean harvest, some herbicides can be applied as harvest aids to desiccate weeds and improve the speed and efficiency of harvest operation. 

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Weed Management in Storm-damaged Soybean

June 30, 2022
If considering post-emergence herbicide as an option for weed control in storm-damaged soybean, it's important to check the maximum amount of active ingredient that can be applied to avoid crop injury.

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Drought monitor
As of April 21, 96% of Nebraska was in moderate to extreme drought (D1-D3), resulting in dry soils for many this planting season.

Considerations for Planting into Dry Conditions

April 22, 2022
As planting is critical for everything else that happens during the growing season, the dry conditions have led to a variety of questions this planting season regarding soil conditions, planting depth, irrigation and herbicides.

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Broadleaf cover crop
When using a burndown herbicide to terminate broadleaf cover crops and weeds this spring, planting intervals often may negate the use of many 2,4-D products prior to Enlist E3® soybean planting. (Photos by Amit Jhala).

Which 2,4-D Product Should I Use as a Burndown Before Planting Enlist E3® Soybean?

April 22, 2022
A review of the best production options for growers who are preparing to terminate broadleaf cover crop species and winter annual broadleaf weeds using 2,4-D products.

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Amit Jhala at SCAL field day
The 2022 Weed Management Field Day will feature on-site demonstrations of new technology and herbicides for corn, soybean and sorghum.

Nebraska Extension Weed Management Field Day June 29 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

April 15, 2022
This year's field day will include on-site demonstrations of new technology and herbicides, including including Enlist corn and soybean, XtendFlex soybean, iGrowth and INZEN sorghum.

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Corn and soybean field

Update by Environmental Protection Agency on Enlist Products: What Does that Mean for Nebraska Growers?

March 31, 2022
Enlist corn and Enlist soybean producers in Nebraska will be able to use Enlist One and Enlist Duo herbicides in the 2022 growing season following a revision of U.S. EPA guidelines this week.

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Enlist-prohibited county map

Environmental Protection Agency Renews Enlist Product Registrations with New Control Measures: What Does that Mean for Nebraska Growers?

January 26, 2022
Enlist corn and Enlist soybean producers in 32 Nebraska counties will be restricted on the use of two herbicides in the 2022 growing season.

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