Category Archives: Weeds

Cover Crops for Corn

Author: Ginger Rowsey, Marketing and Communications No Comments

A couple more videos from the 2016 weed management series. Here, Garret Montgomery discusses cover crops and termination timing in corn. More in-depth information will be covered at the Weed Tour on June 22, 2016.

 

 

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Dates for Soybean Scout Schools in July

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Dates for Soybean Scout Schools in July

New UT EXTENSION logoUT’s Soybean Scout Schools are scheduled in July for the dates and locations below. The programs are supported by the Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board and include basic information about crop development, scouting procedures, and Continue reading

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Liberty Tank-Mix Injury on Cotton

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on Liberty Tank-Mix Injury on Cotton

A number of folks are seeing a good bit of burn when they have tankmixed Liberty and glyphosate on their Delta and Pine Land cotton.  In our research when we have tankmixed those two herbicides indeed we have seen about 20% cotton injury. Continue reading

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Recognizing PPO-Resistant Palmer Amaranth

Author: Ginger Rowsey, Marketing and Communications Comments Off on Recognizing PPO-Resistant Palmer Amaranth

Dr. Steckel recently shared a post about PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth. In this short video he covers the visual symptoms of PPO-resistance and how you can spot it in the field. Slide1

 

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2016 Cover Crop FAQs

Author: Ginger Rowsey, Marketing and Communications Comments Off on 2016 Cover Crop FAQs

In this short video, Dr. Larry Steckel goes over cover crop burndown issues he’s seeing frequently in 2016. FullSizeRender

 

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Improving Consistency of Palmer Amaranth Control with Liberty

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on Improving Consistency of Palmer Amaranth Control with Liberty

Looks like we are fixing to have an overcast week with off and on showers.  In other words, a typical early June week for Tennessee.  At the same time Palmer amaranth is growing very quickly and many will try to get their Liberty applied over Liberty Link soybeans this week.  Liberty typically does not work well under Continue reading

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How Extensive is PPO/Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Tennessee?

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on How Extensive is PPO/Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Tennessee?

We will learn a lot over the next couple of weeks on the extent of the glyphosate and PPO resistant Palmer amaranth.  In an effort to get an early estimate of where we are at, we randomly collected Palmer amaranth from fields in Shelby, Hardeman, Tipton, Madison, Weakley, Obion, Gibson, Carroll, Lake and Dyer counties.  We sent these samples to Dr. Bryan Young at Purdue University to determine if they had the PPO resistant gene. Continue reading

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Comment Period on Proposed Dicamba label for Roundup Xtend Crops is Ending

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on Comment Period on Proposed Dicamba label for Roundup Xtend Crops is Ending

The end of the EPA open comment period for registration of dicamba (specifically the product M1691) on Roundup Xtend cotton and soybean is May 31st.  I just checked and there is well over 4000 comments to date.  I opened a few and many are favorable and there are a good number that are not.  I know we are in the middle of planting but it might be good to let your opinion be heard as well. Continue reading

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