Boom sprayers are commonly used to apply pesticides to control weeds, insects and diseases. But finding the balance of spray coverage and efficacy while limiting off-target movement can be a challenge.
Agriculture wins a legal skirmish, but the battle over controversial weed control products continues.
Weed scientist stresses the importance of residuals.
Spraying early when weeds are still small will result in the best control.
Dicamba products that are now in limbo are widely used to manage herbicide-resistant weeds.
Grower groups say 64 million acres of dicamba-tolerant seed is in the ground with no viable weed control alternative.
Weed Scientist Todd Baughman discusses weed management with and without dicamba in cotton and soybeans.
The longer that peanut POST herbicide applications delayed, the less likely it will provide the level of weed control you are hoping for and need.
Corn Illustrated: Ask questions instead of making assumptions before you spray.