Weed Management

DiFlexx DUO: A New Corn Herbicide April 8, 2016

DiFlexx™ DUO is a herbicide for control of annual broadleaf and grass weeds in field corn, corn grown for silage, popcorn, and seed corn and for post-harvest burndown weed control. It is a premix of DiFlexx (dicamba: 19.73%) and Laudis (tembotrione: 2.83%).

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Controlling Winter Annual Bromes in Pastures with Herbicides April 1, 2016

Cheatgrass, downy brome, wild oats. Last fall’s moisture is making these early weeds a big problem in pastures this spring, reducing pasture quality and carrying capacity.

What can you spray to get rid of winter annual weeds like these?

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Start Now to Manage Early Weeds in Your Soybean Fields April 1, 2016

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Figure 2.  Temperature probability for April 7-13 (Source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center)

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New Corn Herbicides for 2016 March 21, 2016

Several new herbicides have been registered for weed control in corn. These herbicides do not have an active ingredient with a new mode of action, but rather are pre-mixtures of existing herbicides. They can provide excellent weed control if applied according to label directions. A season-long weed management plan should include herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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Herbicide Options for Planting Forage Cover Crops after Corn and Soybean March 18, 2016

Cover crop adoption is continuing to increase throughout Nebraska. Respondents to the 2015 cover crop survey conducted during Nebraska extension meetings indicated the top five desired benefits from cover crops are

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Control Early Stages of Marestail and Kochia March 18, 2016

Glyphosate-resistant weeds pose a major threat to no-till production in Nebraska.

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New Soybean Herbicides for 2016 March 14, 2016

Several new herbicides were recently registered for weed control in soybean. These herbicides do not have an active ingredient with a new mode of action; but rather are pre-mixes of existing herbicides that can provide excellent weed control if applied according to label directions. A season-long weed management plan should include herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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