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Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on June 25, 2018
As the days start getting shorter and the weeds start getting taller in the soybean fields, our collective attention starts to focus on post applying herbicides. In past years, when 99% of the U.S. soybean acres were glyphosate tolerant, there were no worries, as we could [...]
Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on June 18, 2018
As the corn growing season moves from cooler, spring-like weather to the heat of summer, it is not uncommon to see fields with scattered plants whose leaves appear twisted or wrapped. This phenomenon is known as rapid growth syndrome. It can occur when the corn plant [...]
Posted on June 13, 2018MANAGEMENT By David Dyson, Agronomist
When my kids start complaining about their teenage angst, the saying around my house is: “Do you need a tissue for your issue?” In the agriculture world, sometimes taking a tissue sample can make you aware of an issue before [...]
Posted by Dani Kusner on June 13, 2018
For farmers who are transitioning into organics from conventional farming, their number one concern is likely weeds. Since herbicides are prohibited under the National Organic Program, organic farmers have historically managed their weeds with tillage.
Throughout this year’s sustainable and organic meetings, there was a [...]
Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on June 11, 2018
Weed resistance is becoming a nationwide epidemic. Long-term resistance management requires more than pest control aimed only at minimizing crop loss in any one season. In this week’s post, I would like to show some of the weeds prone to resistance and provide some suggestions for controlling [...]
Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on June 4, 2018
When my kids start complaining about their teenage angst, the saying around my house is: “Do you need a tissue for your issue?” In agriculture, sometimes taking a tissue sample can make you aware of an issue before yield damage has occurred.
Tissue sampling [...]