Weeds want to survive more than you want to kill them. It is time to take back the upper hand. Evaluate each component of your tank mix and consider adding alternative weed control practices to your overall strategy. Success won’t be achieved by doing the same thing and expecting different results.
This presentation was featured at the Bloomington Better Beans event on January 11, 2023
Karen Corrigan is an independent agronomist and co-owner of
McGillicuddy Corrigan Agronomics, an agronomic consultant to farmers
in the upper Midwest. She is a Certified Crop Advisor and holds a master's
degree in agronomy-weed science from the University of Wisconsin-
Madison. Karen also serves as an adjunct instructor at Carl Sandburg
College and Heartland Community College teaching classes on agronomy,
soils, horticulture, and pesticide application. Karen and her friends Kelsey
Litchfield and Jen Campbell record a monthly podcast called Girls Talk Ag.
Karen is also a mom of two elementary aged girls and two doodles.
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.