Managing weed escapes mid-season and late-emerging weeds can have a substantial impact on the spread of herbicide-resistant weed populations the following year. View the table of preemergence herbicides that can be applied postemergence.
In some years it may be difficult to well establish a cover crop after corn harvest. This article surveys current research on interseeding into an established crop, further considerations, and how to test this practice on your farm.
Welcome to the 3rd annual Nebraska Crop Management Conference. It is my sincere hope that the unbiased, research-based information you have come to expect will again this year help improve the success of your farm or business.
As we look forward to the 2019 growing season I hope you find relevant, timely information to benefit you whatever your role in agriculture, as a farmer, crop consultant, pesticide applicator, or agriculture industry professional.
Cover crop research trials were conducted in 2017-2018 at the UNL Havelock Research Farm near Lincoln to discover the impact of soybean maturity group, planting date, termination date, and herbicide use on on management of winter- and summer-annual weeds.
Across Nebraska, the use of cover crops is increasing. Most commonly, winter cover crops are planted during the fallow period between corn or soybean harvest and the next crop. However, other windows for cover cropping exist in Nebraska.
This year's Crop Production Clinics offer some new timely topics and focus on local crop challenges. They also offer training for pesticide applicator recertification at five locations across the state.
Following a hail event, crop canopy development can be severely delayed or damaged, which can lead to increased weed development and pressure. This story looks at factors to consider when selecting among mid-season weed control options in storm-damaged fields.