Items Tagged with 'herbicide rates'


New Weapon For Battling No-Till Weeds

Optical sensing and spot spraying trimmed Russian thistle control costs by $132 per acre.
Jason Hill and his father, Fritz, have been in the fight of their lives. The villains are Russian thistle and other weeds that are taking over 3,500 acres of the family's wheat and canola fields in Pendleton, Ore.
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Field Scouting Declining, Consultants Wary Of Potential Problems

Some no-tillers are checking less often while relying on Roundup Ready and insect-resistant crops, but experts worry about the emergence of new problems.
Many no-tillers scout their fields less intensely than they did before Roundup Ready and insect resistant crops became popular. And although the decrease in scouting may vary from farm to farm, the consultants and growers contacted by No-Till Farmer caution that the trend could bring big problems.
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Cut Rates, Not Corners

With no-tilled soybeans, this grower is saving $8 to $10 per acre on herbicide investments.
Jim Patton bends down and scrutinizes the miniscule green leaves barely poking through the Mad River Valley soils on his West Liberty, Ohio, farm.
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New Products To Battle No-Till Corn Weeds, Insects

National No-Tillage Conference attendees heard fresh ideas on attacking both weeds and insects in no-tilled corn.
One of the hot topics at the National No-Tillage Conference held in Cincinnati was corn herbicides. Sara Gehant, technical support representative, Syngenta; David Lamore, technical service representative, Aventis CropScience; and Paul Sprangle, agronomy research manager, Monsanto; addressed issues on combatting corn weeds and introduced seven new products.
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