Update on Roundup™ Brand Herbicides

September 28, 2021
We want to make you aware of recent developments regarding the herbicide Roundup™. While variations on the Roundup name have been used for a variety of different herbicides marketed by Bayer (formerly Monsanto), this article discusses only the Roundup formulations that contain glyphosate as their active ingredient.

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Applying pesticide

New Safety Measures for Herbicide Paraquat

August 12, 2021
The U.S. EPA is proposing new measures to reduce risks associated with Paraquat in order to protect human health and the environment.

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Velvetleaf

Control of Velvetleaf with Post-emergence Herbicides in Popcorn

August 12, 2021
Results of a study evaluating the efficacy and crop safety of labeled post-emergence herbicides to control velvetleaf, a major agricultural weed in Nebraska that reduces yields in popcorn if not controlled.

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Volunteer corn

Control of Roundup/Liberty Resistant Corn Volunteers in Enlist Corn

August 5, 2021
Results of a study evaluating Assure II for Roundup/Liberty-resistant corn volunteer control in Enlist corn and correct timing of application for use in corn-on-corn production systems.

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Ecofallow system - corn planted in wheat stubble

Increase Dryland Corn or Grain Sorghum Yields by 35 Bushel (as much as 100 bushel) per Acre by Controlling Weeds in Wheat Stubble

June 24, 2021
Research indicates that three inches of water are saved in the soil profile when weeds are controlled in a timely manner after winter wheat harvest and as a result, corn and grain sorghum yields are increased.

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Pivot irrigation

Pasture and Forage Minute: Weed Control and Cross Fencing Strategies

May 4, 2021
Extension educators discuss methods for controlling musk thistles in pastures this spring, plus recommendations on herbicides for alfalfa weeds and using electric fence as a cross fencing tool to encourage more uniform grazing.

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Broadleaf cover crop
When using a burndown herbicide to terminate broadleaf cover crops and weeds this spring, planting intervals often may negate the use of many 2,4-D products prior to Enlist E3® soybean planting. (Photos by Amit Jhala).

Which 2,4-D Product Should I Use as a Burndown Before Planting Enlist E3® Soybean?

April 29, 2021
A review of the best production options for growers who are preparing to terminate broadleaf cover crop species and winter annual broadleaf weeds using 2,4-D products.

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Controlling Summer Annual Grasses in Forages

April 8, 2021
Control of summer annual grasses in pasture or hay fields can be difficult, but with the right planning, it shouldn’t be impossible.

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