Amit Jhala - Extension Weed Management Specialist
October 29, 2020
On Oct 27, 2020, The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced a new 5-year registration for XtendiMax® and Engenia, and re-registered Tavium (a premix of dicamba and S-metolachlor).
October 30, 2023
Can you identify henbit, field pennycress, prickly lettuce and other fall-emerging weeds? Marestail in particular may be a problem this fall and require an alternate herbicide as the majority of marestail in eastern Nebraska is resistant to glyphosate and ALS-inhibiting herbicides.
October 7, 2020
Herbicides registered for in-season weed control in industrial hemp are scarce, or nonexistent. To help with this issue, a greenhouse study was conducted this summer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to test tolerance of three industrial hemp varieties to preemergence herbicides commonly used in corn and 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.
August 14, 2020
We are expanding the N Field Observations & introducing “N Field Chat” sessions starting this Tuesday August 18 at 7 pm. N Field Chat is a live question & answer session on-line with experts from Nebraska Extension including both specialists & educators from throughout the state.
June 6, 2020
On June 8, 2020 the EPA release a statement providing farmers with needed guidance following the Ninth Circuit Court ruling.
June 5, 2020
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling on June 3, 2020 that immediately cancelled the registration of XtendiMax®, FeXapan®, and Engenia® primarily used in dicamba-resistant soybean, also known as Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybean.
June 4, 2020
The past two weeks, we’ve received a number of calls regarding injured soybean plants during emergence. Additional questions include “What caused this?” and “Do I need to replant?” The following is what we’ve seen thus far.