Herbicide Management

Palmer amaranth

Nebraska Extension Weed Science School on Nov. 9 Near Mead

October 13, 2022
University and industry speakers will address current weed science issues and recommendations for improving herbicide applications for management of herbicide-resistant weeds.

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Comment Period Closes Oct. 7, 2022 for U.S. EPA’s Herbicide Atrazine Mitigation Docket

September 21, 2022
The public has until Oct. 7 to provide feedback on proposed changes to atrazine restrictions, to inform the EPA of knowledge gaps, considerations or concerns that they would like addressed.

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Tractor spraying field

EPA Seeks Public Comment on Additional Ecological Mitigation Measures for Atrazine

August 18, 2022
Industry stakeholders are invited to comment on the EPA's newly proposed mitigation measures to protect aquatic plant communities by decreasing atrazine runoff from treated fields. 

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Weed Management in Storm-damaged Soybean

June 30, 2022
If considering post-emergence herbicide as an option for weed control in storm-damaged soybean, it's important to check the maximum amount of active ingredient that can be applied to avoid crop injury.

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Pasture and Forage Minute: Selecting the Right Herbicide, Irrigating Alfalfa and Poison Hemlock

June 6, 2022
Tips on selecting the right herbicide for your operation, overcoming challenges to irrigating alfalfa and poison hemlock management.

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Kochia weed

NDA Releases Guidance for Enlist Herbicide Runoff Prevention Label Requirements

May 17, 2022
Both Enlist herbicide labels require the applicator to select mitigation measures worth a certain number of "credits" to avoid product runoff from the application site and subsequent surface water contamination.

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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 22, 2022
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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Aminopyralids: Restrictions for Grazing, Compost and Manure

April 7, 2022
The EPA is currently reviewing a group of pyridines for residue concerns in manure and compost, and producers are encouraged to evaluate their grazing and compost plans before application of these herbicides.

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