Market Journal Guest Tackles Management of Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds - UNL CropWatch, Aug. 9, 20
August 9, 2013
On this week's Market Journal Lowell Sandell discusses options for controlling glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed and waterhemp and why it's best to do it early in the season.
Sandell, an Extension educator in weed science, said good decision-making and an integrated approach are key to providing control. Hear Sandell's interview recorded at this week's Herbicide-Resistant Weed Field Days in David City. Glyphosate resistance has been identified in Nebraska in marestail (2006), giant ragweed and kochia (2011), and in waterhemp (2013).
Also on this week's Market Journal:
Plant Biosecurity — The United Nations says food production must double by 2050 to meet population demand. Jim Stack, Kansas State University professor of plant pathology, discusses how plant biosecurity plays a role in ensuring an adequate food supply.
Tax and Healthcare Preparation — Tina Barrett, Nebraska Farm Business, Inc., talks about tax preparations after years of record-high incomes. Barrett also outlines new health care laws that will affect farm operations.
Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Wade Johannes from Central Valley Ag will look at how USDA’s latest crop production and supply and demand reports are affecting corn and soybean markets. UNL Extension Weeds Specialist Stevan Knezevic will discuss resistance issues in Nebraska weeds, and another segment will look at potential disease problems in weather-damaged corn.
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