Items Tagged with 'herbicide-resistant waterhemp'



Using ‘Many Little Hammers’ to Beat Back Resistant Waterhemp

New research from Iowa State University suggests cover crops, narrow rows and a smart herbicide program can help suppress herbicide-resistant weeds in soybeans by as much as 87%.
CONTROLLING WATERHEMP is an increasing challenge for soybean growers due to the evolution of multiple herbicide-resistant populations. With dwindling herbicide resources, there’s a need to integrate non-chemical strategies — such as cover crops and alternative row spacings — into current weed management programs.
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Waterhemp Continues Foiling Chemical Control

The discovery of waterhemp that is tolerant to a seventh class of herbicide action means growers have to double down on weed management by including cultural and mechanical controls to fight resistance.
As farmers across the Corn Belt were wrapping up the 2019 harvest, the buzz among corn and soybean producers centered on reports from Illinois that the tough-to-control weed, waterhemp, had shown resistance to yet another class of chemical weed control — those in Group 15.
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