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Start Clean, Stay Clean. The Key to Successful Season-Long Weed Control

The time of year is rapidly approaching when producers should start thinking about protecting their farms with burndown and pre-emerge herbicides. All the moisture received across the High Plains in the last few months will contribute to early weed emergence. The idea of starting clean and staying clean is crucial to a successful farming operation. [...]

Managing Resistance Requires Multitude of Tools

If you are involved in agriculture, you have been inundated with information about resistance management. Most of the conversation is centered around herbicide and insecticide resistance that is occurring due to the ability of plants and insects to adapt over time to repeated applications of a similar active ingredient.  Many of the issues we deal [...]

Dealing With Pill Bugs In No-till Soybeans

Pill bugs have become an issue in south central Kansas as we have transitioned away from tillage into no-till on our irrigated fields. Excess residue on the soil surface has created a perfect environment for pill bugs to thrive.  Pill bugs like moisture and cover, as they do not like to be exposed to direct [...]

Cotton: Starting Clean, Keeping Clean

Roundup resistant weeds in cotton have become a major problem, so starting clean is key to finishing clean at harvest. Under conventional till, we need to consider using the old “yellow” herbicides, like trifluralin - preplant incorporated - to help with our weed control. Under no-till & strip-till systems, there are other options for burndown [...]

The Future of No-Till Farming

You have a sick child at home that has a horrible sickness. You take him to the doctor and get a prescription for treatment. You give your child the medicine and soon enough they return to normal health. A few days later the sickness returns. You go back to the doctor and receive the same [...]

2019-05-23T21:24:36+00:00September 1st, 2014|Categories: Agronomic, Integrated Pest Management, Weeds|Tags: , , , |