Dicamba use in Xtend soybean will require special applicator training and additional use restrictions for 2018.
Control of weeds after silage harvest is possible but it depends on the weed species, timing, and condition after harvest.
As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.
As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Below are some items to consider.
Certain herbicides can be used to control traited volunteer corn varieties. Some suggestions are discussed below.
Some helpful tips for weed management in forages are presented in a simple/straight-forward fashion for your convenience.
Get out and scout those fields now before soybean planting begins.
“This is the time of year when you start to notice poison hemlock. Best management practices should take place before it flowers, produces more seed, and continues to spread”.
Be sure you are scouting for marestail before you plant your no-till soybeans and using effective herbicides with both burndown and residual control.
Not all dicamba-containing products can be applied in a burndown application prior to planting Xtend soybeans.
A Bill introducing the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act has been introduced to both the House and Senate.
Trials conducted over three years show that several shorter-lived residual corn herbicides can be used successfully with interseeded cover crops.