is part of the Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

  • American Agriculturist
  • Beef Producer
  • Corn and Soybean Digest
  • Dakota Farmer
  • Delta Farm Press
  • Farm Futures
  • Farm Industry news
  • Indiana Prairie Farmer
  • Kansas Farmer
  • Michigan Farmer
  • Missouri Ruralist
  • Nebraska Farmer
  • Ohio Farmer
  • Prairie Farmer
  • Southeast Farm Press
  • Southwest Farm Press
  • The Farmer
  • Wallaces Farmer
  • Western Farm Press
  • Western Farmer Stockman
  • Wisconsin Agriculturist
Corn+Soybean Digest

Fall Herbicides For Soybeans Show Promise

Fall herbicide application for soybeans shows some potential, according to research by University of Illinois weed scientists Aaron Hager and Christy Sprague.

Their study is geared primarily for the southern third of Illinois, where weed growth starts earlier in spring than in areas farther north.

They have evaluated four treatments: Canopy at two rates, alone or with Roundup and 2,4-D; Roundup & 2,4-D; Canopy XL at two rates, alone or with Roundup & 2,4-D; Sencor at two rates, alone or with Roundup & 2,4-D. They applied the treatments in fall and also 30 days prior to planting.

"Results were both herbicide and rate dependent," Hager reports. "Some fall-applied treatments at the higher rate worked well, but some of the lower rates needed a burndown in spring."

They plan to repeat the research this fall.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish