Category Archives: Weeds

Upcoming Crop Production Meetings

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Upcoming Crop Production Meetings

Meeting season is in full swing, and there are several educational opportunities fast approaching (see below). Pesticide re-certification points and CCA points will be available at all these meeting. Additional details will be provided soon! Continue reading

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2015 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results

Author: Tyson Raper, Cotton & Small Grains Specialist Comments Off on 2015 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results

PB1742The 2015 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results Publication (PB1742) is now available online. This document contains detailed results from all harvested trails in the 2014 University of Tennessee Cotton Variety Testing program.  This expanded publication follows the recently published summary publication, 2016 TN Cotton Variety Guide (W285), which was released a few weeks ago. Continue reading

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Weed and Insect Control Recommendations Now Available

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Weed and Insect Control Recommendations Now Available

The 2016 Weed Control Manual for Tennessee (PB1580) and the 2016 Insect Control Recommendations for Field Crops (PB1768) are now available online.  As always, hard copies will be made available at various county and state production meetings and at Extension county offices.  But they are always a couple of clicks away at UTcrops.com.

Insect Control Guide
Insect Control Guide
Weed Control Manual
Weed Control Manual
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Henbit Control in Wheat

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on Henbit Control in Wheat

Clearly henbit has had a very good start this fall.  Many fields are showing extensive infestations of this weed and a number of folks have called with questions on how to manage it in wheat. Continue reading

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Weed Management in Wheat Considerations

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on Weed Management in Wheat Considerations

Weed control in wheat has become more of a struggle in recent years. This is due to more wheat following corn where volunteer RR corn can be an issue, Poa becoming more of a weed problem in wheat and herbicide resistance development in ryegrass. Continue reading

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Cover Crop Considerations for This Fall

Author: Garret Montgomery 1 Comment

A recent survey in Tennessee showed that 22% or our row crop acres were planted after a cover crop. In light of the PPO resistant Palmer amaranth we believe this number should go up as a good cover crop may help improve control of Palmer amaranth in an integrated system with herbicides. It is time to be making decisions about the cover crops you will be planting this fall. Continue reading

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2015 University of Tennessee Cotton Tour

Author: Tyson Raper, Cotton & Small Grains Specialist Comments Off on 2015 University of Tennessee Cotton Tour

Cotton Tour 2015 Evite 1The West Tennessee Research and Education Center (WTREC) would like to cordially invite you to the 2015 University of Tennessee Cotton Tour.  This event is scheduled Continue reading

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