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Warm Spring Changes Weed Control Game

Earlier scouting and herbicide applications may be needed to control higher winter-survival rates of winter annual, biennial and perennial weeds.
The mild winter and early spring conditions we’ve seen may have implications for this season’s weed and pest control.
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Combine Great Place To Check On Weeds

With harvest in full swing, many farmers are probably reflecting on the season, and some are considering what they'll do differently next year. This is a good time to take a few notes on what you're seeing and start planning for next year's crops.
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Costly Cover Crop Mistakes To Avoid

No-tillers must make careful decisions on what to seed, and when to seed, to succeed with cover crops, experts say.
One of the most neglected aspects of no-tillage seems to be the proper use of cover crops. Unfortunately, many farmers simply take this part of the total program for granted and unnecessary mistakes are often made.
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Don't Be Afraid To Try Cover Crops

David Brandt switched to no-till in 1971 and started experimenting with cover crops in 1979. Using a three-crop rotation with corn, soybeans and wheat, Brandt incorporates cover crops into the wheat stubble. Cover crops are used to retain the soil, increase the tilth of the soil and to provide nutrients, especially nitrogen for the next crop, usually corn.
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Check Out Burndown Choices

Types of weeds, size of weeds, tankmix partners, carriers and weather all need to be considered when deciding on the most effective burndowns for your no-till fields.
As you make burndown weed control decisions for 1999, make sure that you fully understand all of your herbicide options.
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