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Understanding Horseweed Emergence Patterns Remains Key to Control

2022 On-farm trial results suggest variable horseweed emergence across state: soil-residuals needed for season-long control.

Glyphosate-resistant horseweed populations have become more widespread in the state and are now a significant management issue in western PA and the Northern Tier. In addition to glyphosate- or glyphosate and ALS-inhibitor resistance, horseweed is challenging to control because of variable emergence patterns.


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EPA Outmaneuvers the Federal Court System, Putting Off Until At Least 2026 What Could Likely Be Unreasonable Glyphosate Restrictions for No-Till Growers

In a recent legal skirmish with a federal appeals court, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) back-pedaled on its interim decision regarding the use of glyphosate. As a result, no-tillers can continue to use glyphosate without any added restrictions at least through 2026.



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No-Till Innovation Comes in Leaps and Bounds

Wisconsin no-till dairyman Chris Conley thwarts heavy rain and hills with no-till, covers and planting green.
Conley farms 120 acres for feed (silages, dry hay and high-moisture corn) for his 52-cow dairy, located down a dirt road amid a small fold of hills in Dodge County. The hills make for stunning views of the surrounding countryside, and his barn and silo. They also pose unique management challenges. Or they did, until recently.
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[Podcast] Dick Foell and the No-Till Tigers

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Dick Foell talks with No-Till Farmer Publisher Frank Lessiter about the early days of no-till, the prospect of his retirement years, the tightening regulations for chemicals like atrazine and glyphosate, and more.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Dick Foell talks with No-Till Farmer Publisher Frank Lessiter about the early days of no-till, the prospect of his retirement years, the tightening regulations for chemicals like atrazine and glyphosate, and more.
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Alfalfa, Red Clover can Furnish N for Following Crops

Legumes still can provide valuable N to today’s cropping systems. Legumes also contribute a non-nitrogen rotation effect due to addition of soil organic matter and improvement in soil health. Corn grown following alfalfa stands that are 2+ years old (and contained at least 50% alfalfa) require no nitrogen fertilizer on many soils. Red clover N credits are less than for alfalfa.


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