Integrated Weed Management

Alfalfa field irrigated by center pivot
Early season irrigation linked with first cutting alfalfa can potentially lower water use sharply, as transpiration is lower when the leaf foliage is removed.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Early Season Irrigation, Controlling Alfalfa Weevil

April 23, 2024
This week, extension educators discuss strategies for early season irrigation of alfalfa to lower seasonal water use, controlling alfalfa weevil and flash grazing in spring to mitigate early pasture weeds.

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This Week on N Field: Planting Green

June 16, 2023
Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala explains the concept of planting green and how it can help with early season weed management in soybean.

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Scotch thistle in a pasture

Invasive Scotch Thistle Weed has Staying Power

April 11, 2019
Scotch thistle, which can now be found throughout much of North America, is an invasive weed from Eurasia threatening areas along rivers in western Nebraska. Early control efforts are essential to management.

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Weeds in wheat

Can You Help Weed Scientists Assess IWM Knowledge and Use?

August 27, 2018
How much do you know about Integrated Weed Management (IWM) strategies and their application to your operation? What information do you need?

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