Herbicide Management

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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Hay bales on trailer
The average round bale may lose up to one-fourth of its original nutrients during outside storage, but these losses can be reduced to less than 10% or so with the right row orientation and adequate ground surface drainage.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Thinning Alfalfa Stands, Hay Bale Storage and Weed Management

August 25, 2021
Extension educators review options for improving thin alfalfa stands, the most effective storage methods to reduce hay losses and managing late summer pasture weeds.

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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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Palmer amaranth in soybeans

Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Enlist Soybean

August 5, 2021
Research on the most effective herbicide programs for managing GR Palmer amaranth in this new soybean production system developed by Corteva™ Agriscience.

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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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Pasture grass

Pasture and Forage Minute: Alfalfa Growth and Seeding Concerns, Selecting Herbicides

April 19, 2021
Maximize water usage in your alfalfa fields this year with tried-and-true techniques, such as adding cereals and no-till seeding.

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