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Dwight Lingenfelter

Managing Mid Season Weeds in Soybeans

Soybeans flowering is in full swing in many areas, which marks the tail end of when soybean herbicides can be applied. It is getting to point in the season where we hopefully have controlled our weeds in full season soybeans. Soybeans have moved into the reproductive phase with flowering in full swing in many areas, which is often the tail end of when soybean herbicides can be applied. The application of herbicides during pod set can have the potential to reduce pod numbers, so consider this before making an application. Some herbicides simply have a “days to harvest” restriction [...]

By |July 21, 2015|

Weed Management: Weed Management Considerations in Double-Crop Soybeans

Review strategies to control marestail and other weeds before planting double-crop soybeans. With barley harvest occurring and wheat coming off soon after, double-crop soybean planting will soon follow in some areas of the state. Weeds are generally less of a problem in double-crop soybean because of the delayed planting date. But even with fewer weeds emerging, when they are present and in combination with potential dry weather, impacts on yield can be noticeable. A weed-free start is one of the most critical aspects of weed management in double-crop soybean. One of the biggest weed concerns is in managing glyphosate-resistant [...]

By |July 16, 2014|
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