Season-long weed control in soybean crop production begins with the use of a soil herbicide applied pre-emergence (PRE). The most consistent control of weeds is achieved when weeds are germinating and most vulnerable, making a PRE most effective. The most inconsistent control of weeds is achieved with post-emergence (POST) applications of herbicides. However, regardless of the application timing, herbicides with effective sites of action are required to control the weeds that may be in soybean producers’ fields and reduce the selection pressure for resistant weed biotypes. One needs to understand the history of weed control in Illinois to prevent [...]
By Ron Krausz|2022-04-13T11:54:44-05:00August 18, 2017|
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability.