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A grower who wants to purchase a fall pre-emerge herbicide only has a narrow window of time to apply it. Most product labels require application of these herbicides after the soil cools to 55 degrees and before it freezes.
Weeds are some of the toughest foes corn and soybean growers face. Unfortunately, weeds can win the battle, as seen with the herbicide resistance that is spreading across the Corn Belt. Here are some of the toughest field foes growers must tackle.
Weeds are the ultimate foe for corn and soybean growers. They easily adapt to new herbicides, changes in cultivation and diverse weather. Growers need a solid playbook to help them fight their adept foes well into the future.
During harvest, growers are advised to watch for patches of suspected herbicide-resistant weeds, like waterhemp and horseweed. They should harvest these fields and patches last, suggests University of Illinois weed scientist Aaron Hager.