Warm Weather Problems: Winter Annual Weeds Going Crazy
Posted: March 5, 2012
By Bill Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Penn State Weed Science
Whether they are in winter wheat, barley, a cover crop, or just in a fallow field going into corn or soybean, consider some attempts at control weeds earlier than you might do otherwise in a “normal” year. Remember that flowering winter annuals are going to generally be more difficult to control than weeds that are still vegetative. Also, those weeds are using up valuable soil moisture that may become scarce unless April showers are frequent.