Amit Jhala - Extension Weed Management Specialist

New Chart Aids Selection of Diverse Site of Action Herbicides

May 10, 2016
A new herbicide selection chart can help growers select products with diverse modes and sites of action which, in turn, will help reduce the development of herbicide-resistant weeds.

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How Cool, Rainy Weather Affects Burndown Herbicide Efficacy

April 22, 2016
Cold, wet conditions this spring may have delayed some growers from applying burndown herbicides when they would like to for utmost effectiveness. Low temperatures and wet weather can negatively impact herbicide performance.

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DiFlexx DUO: A New Corn Herbicide

April 8, 2016

DiFlexx™ DUO is a herbicide for control of annual broadleaf and grass weeds in field corn, corn grown for silage, popcorn, and seed corn and for post-harvest burndown weed control. It is a premix of DiFlexx (dicamba: 19.73%) and Laudis (tembotrione: 2.83%).

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Using Preplant Tillage to Manage Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed

March 31, 2016
Tillage can be an important tool in diversified weed management when used judiciously and combined with other weed control tools such as crop rotation and herbicides.

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New Corn Herbicides for 2016

March 21, 2016

Several new herbicides have been registered for weed control in corn. These herbicides do not have an active ingredient with a new mode of action, but rather are pre-mixtures of existing herbicides. They can provide excellent weed control if applied according to label directions. A season-long weed management plan should include herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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Herbicide Options for Planting Forage Cover Crops after Corn and Soybean

March 18, 2016

Cover crop adoption is continuing to increase throughout Nebraska. Respondents to the 2015 cover crop survey conducted during Nebraska extension meetings indicated the top five desired benefits from cover crops are

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New Soybean Herbicides for 2016

March 14, 2016

Several new herbicides were recently registered for weed control in soybean. These herbicides do not have an active ingredient with a new mode of action; but rather are pre-mixes of existing herbicides that can provide excellent weed control if applied according to label directions. A season-long weed management plan should include herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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