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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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Covers Keep Weeds in Check

When growers talk about the benefits of cover crops, the talk normally centers around erosion control, keeping nutrients in the field, improving soil quality and trimming fertilizer purchases. More effective weed control is another benefit, and some no-tillers have found cover crops allow them to omit at least one costly herbicide trip across their fields per year.
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From the Desk of Frank Lessiter

Covers Keep Weeds in Check

When growers talk about the benefits of cover crops, the talk normally centers around erosion control, keeping nutrients in the field, improving soil quality and trimming fertilizer purchases.
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No-Till, Cover Crops Could Be Tools To Fight Palmer Amaranth

This devastating pigweed is starting to make its way into the Corn Belt. Here’s what no-tillers need to know to protect their crops from this voracious pest.
There’s just nothing good that can be said about Palmer amaranth. It’s capable of wiping out 78% of soybean yields and a whopping 91% of corn yields on a given farm. Studies have shown populations are resistant to glyphosate, atrazine and HPPD-inhibiting herbicides.
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