Last week the question was: What are the weeds surrounding these young cotton plants?
This was an easy one. These is pigweed, Palmer amaranth to be more specific. 69 more words
Last summer, farmers in the Midwest got an unwelcome surprise after planting native seed on Conservation Reserve Program acres. Palmer amaranth is an aggressive and hard-to-kill weed. 248 more words
Mayweed chamomile, also known as dog fennel, populations are becoming more resistant to the usual herbicide chemistries, a Washington State University weed science professor says. 36 more words
It might seem like an odd recommendation to make – to change something if it’s working.
But that’s what Bob Scott, Extension weed scientist with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said during a presentation at Pigposium 3, held at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City. 112 more words
Rules surrounding new weed-fighting technologies don’t make for a short, or uncomplicated, list, says Ples Spradley.
First off, “Applications of products (Xtendimax, Enlist Duo and Engenia) shall not be made to Enlist or Xtend seed technologies without’” completing new training, the Arkansas Extension pesticide safety education specialist told the crowd at the recent Pigposium 3 in Forrest City, Ark. 192 more words