South Central Weed Management Field Day July 2 - UNL CropWatch, June 13, 2013

South Central Weed Management Field Day July 2 - UNL CropWatch, June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013

Weed management in corn and soybean will be the focus of a UNL field day on Tuesday, July 2, at the UNL South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

The 2013 Weed Management Field Day will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2:15 p.m.

Tour Stops and Topics

Weed Control in Soybean, 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Roundup Ready and Liberty Link soybean standard trials
  • Dicamba-resistant soybean
  • Warrant application timings and tank mixes with post-emergent herbicides
  • In-crop application of residual herbicides for control of waterhemp

Weed Control in Corn, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Roundup Ready corn standard trial
  • Instigate applied alone or in tank mixes
  • Anthem/Anthem ATZ
  • Verdict and Armezon

Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

  • Liberty tank- mixed with 2,4-D or dicamba for control of glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed
  • Tillage and herbicides for control of giant ragweed
  • UNL systems study of pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicides used in sequence.
  • Comparison of efficacy of Anthem/Anthem ATZ for postemergence control

The field day is free and includes lunch. The UNL South Central Agricultural Laboratory is 7.5 miles west of the Hwy 14 and Hwy 6 intersection, or 13 miles east of Hastings on Hwy 6.

For More Information

See the field day flyer for more information or contact Amit Jhala, UNL extension weeds specialist, at 402-472-1534 or amit.jhala@unl.edu.

Heather Haskins
IANR Student Writer