Weed Management

Cover crop field

The Impact of Cover Crop Species and Termination Time in Weed Suppression and Corn Yield

September 8, 2022
First-year results of a three-year study on weed suppression and yield results with regard to termination timing of cereal rye and hairy vetch cover crops.

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Alfalfa harvest

Pasture and Forage Minute: Alfalfa Irrigation and Last Cutting, Winter Annual Brome Control

September 8, 2022
Tips on scheduling final irrigation and last cutting for alfalfa this fall, and controlling cheatgrass and wild oats in pastures.

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Amit Jhala at SCAL field day
Amit Jhala, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture associate professor and extension weed management specialist, discusses management of glyphosate-resistant weeds in corn and soybean.

2022 Weed Management Field Day Presentations Available Online

August 2, 2022
This year's demos featured weed control in corn and soybean that included efficacy, crop safety and comparison of new herbicides and non-chemical methods for weed control.

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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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Flame weeding workshop attendees
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Flame Weeding Workshop Set for Aug. 17 at ENREEC

June 28, 2022
Attendees will learn how to do proper flaming to control over 10 major Midwestern weeds in field corn, sweet corn, popcorn, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and wheat.

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Cutting hay
An important, yet often overlooked, way to determine when to cut grass hay is what quality of hay is needed on the operation.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Considerations for Cutting Hay, Controlling Bluegrass

June 28, 2022
Extension educators discuss some often overlooked factors for determining a grass hay cut date, and share recommendations on timing irrigation for more effective control of bluegrass in alfalfa.

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Alfalfa harvest
Proper care and management of first-year alfalfa now could have big impacts on cuttings later this year.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Toxic Plants, Managing First-Year Alfalfa

June 14, 2022
Tips for identifying and managing poisonous plants in cattle and equine grazing pastures, and harvest guidelines for getting the most from first-year alfalfa.

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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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