Amit Jhala - Extension Weed Management Specialist
April 22, 2020
Soybean planting is about to start in Nebraska and it’s time to select pre-emergence herbicides to be applied in soybean. Protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicides are one of the key components of weed management in soybean.
April 16, 2020
There are several herbicides that cannot be applied in certain areas of Nebraska based on number of factors such as high soil pH, dry soil conditions, potential for carryover injury, etc.
April 7, 2020
While corn growers are getting ready for planting in 2020, it is important to pay attention to the planting interval of corn to herbicides applied the previous year in soybean.
April 3, 2020
Finding a good time for burndown herbicide applications has been a little tricky this spring, given the below-normal temperatures the first half of April and intermittent snow and rain, all of which can decrease herbicide efficacy. Checking the forecast can help identify an optimal window for application.
April 2, 2020
Profitable crop production starts with a weed control program that includes pre-plant and/or pre-emergence herbicides to deliver long-lasting, residual weed control. A spring burndown program in corn and soybean provides effective weed control to prepare for planting and helps to decrease the seedbank during the season.
February 24, 2020
The United Soybean Board (USB) Take Action initiative and university weed scientists across the Midwestern United States have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management topics.
December 17, 2019
This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) addresses grower questions on dicamba training, record keeping, and application for the 2020 crop season. Additional training is required for all applicators of restricted use dicamba products.
September 25, 2019
Research-based information on weed control and response of eight commercially available popcorn hybrids to several herbicides labeled for popcorn in Nebraska.