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Bill Haddad and Jon Spreng

Hedging Your Long-Term Weed Control Bets to Reduce Herbicide Reliance

No-tiller and crop consultant Jon Spreng, Perrysville, Ohio, says the biggest challenge to combining no-till and cover crops is finding a permanent weed control solution.
Herbicides alone aren’t going to be enough to control weeds in the long run, says Jon Spreng, a no-tiller and crop consultant from Perrysville, Ohio. The current herbicide choices available on the market may last 10-30 years, but unless new active ingredients come along, the fourth-generation grower says he believes that weed resistance will only get worse.
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Focus on Preventing Weeds, Rather Than Killing Them

As herbicide resistance continues to complicate weed control, researcher Adam Davis says no-tillers should develop a more integrated approach to weed management.
With more and more herbicide resistance in weeds being reported and no promising new herbicide sites of action (SOA) waiting in the wings, no-tillers might do well to focus on integrated weed management systems to reduce weed pressure and extend the usefulness of existing herbicides.
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Get to Know Your Early-Season Weeds

Field scouting to identify the weeds present and their relative densities will provide the information needed to tailor a burndown herbicide program for any particular field. Learn to identify several weed species that are common to midwestern fields at this time of year with these brief descriptions and color photographs from the University of Illinois.
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Combating Tough, Troublesome Weeds that Batter No-Till Systems - Bob Bruss - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

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“Troublesome” weeds are those resistant to one or more classes of chemistry or for various reasons are difficult to control. Bob Bruss, director of technical service for Nufarm Americas, covers the importance of multipronged weed control approaches that span the entire year — not just the growing season — and how to implement them in your no-till system. Bruss also discusses new options for burndown, the importance of fall applications and fallow control and how to best integrate new weed control technologies and traits to minimize the risk of further resistance development.

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