No-till is nothing new for the Reddick family. Brad Reddick remembers growing up on the 1,800-acre farm in Bardwell, Ky., watching his father no-till the rolling grounds and conventionally till the creek bottom grounds over 50 years ago.
Due diligence with scouting and spraying has paid off for veteran no-tillers Darren and Jim Nelson in beating back challenges from marestail and Palmer amaranth. What’s your weed control plan this year?
One running joke Bill Johnson has been hearing is that waterhemp was really bad this year in the Eastern Corn Belt because it was jealous from all the attention being paid of late to its pigweed relative, Palmer amaranth.
We have fielded a number of calls from folks who believe they are seeing more metribuzin injury on wheat this fall than in previous years. I rated metribuzin tolerance in a number of county wheat trials scattered across West Tennessee to help address this question.
Research over the last couple of years has shown that two shot burndown programs which include either 2 shots in the spring or fall plus spring burndown treatments are needed in areas with a history of poor marestail control due to glyphosate and ALS herbicide resistance.
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