Building pest control around hybrid/variety weaknesses means a variety of control measures will probably be necessary. That means the pest boss, and everyone on the pest management team, must communicate.
“One of the most crucial elements of successful pest management is communication among all team members,” says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie. “That includes planter, sprayer and combine operators, suppliers, scouts and everyone involved with producing the crop.
Agricultural groups challenge California weed-killer warning
As glyphosate resistance stretches across the U.S. the need for alternative chemistries is at an all-time high. Your corn fields are likely better off than your soybeans fields because most troublesome resistant weeds are post emergent broadleaves that can often be controlled by herbicides used in corn production systems.
EU fails again to agree on future weed killer use
California bans use of some farming pesticides near schools
Many farmers are considering fall application right now, but have you considered these five factors?
Herbicide resistance trends show using multiple modes of action is increasingly critical
Do your research to select the best seed for each field
Does a river have rights? Indeed, according to a new lawsuit. As outlandish as the case seems to many observers, it may be laying the groundwork for something bigger.
Manage fall-emerging weeds before they can cut into 2018 yields
After finding cases of skin irritation, Monsanto is pulling its new seed treatment for 2018 to review the product.
Stricter restrictions will be put in place to reduce off-target damage
Evaluate price direction to make decisions.
Ridgeline portfolio, by West Central Distribution (WCD), offers seed treatments with multiple fungicide and insecticide chemistries for soybeans and cereals.