There are many good reasons to use a soil-applied residual herbicide for soybeans. Producers may want to: Get early-season control of weeds and grasses to minimize early-season weed competition and provide more flexibility with postemergence treatment timing. Provide some residual weed control before and following the postemergence glyphosate. Provide some assistance to glyphosate in controlling certain hard-to-control or glyphosate-resistant weeds. Use a second herbicide mode of action to prevent or delay the development of glyphosate-resistant weeds. In developing an alternative to the exclusive use of postemergence glyphosate treatments on Roundup Ready soybeans, it is useful to know what weeds [...]
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.