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The Importance of Early Season Weed Control #PostEmergencePrep19

Can you spot the quarter in the picture below? The quarter in the above picture, represents smaller weeds under a canopy of larger weeds. This season, we have discovered emergence of small marestail, giant ragweed, lambsquarter, giant foxtail and water hemp under the canopy of larger giant ragweed and mats of chickweed. This underscores the […]

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Ohio Considered a “Newbie” to Palmer Amaranth

In 2012, Palmer Amaranth made its first appearance in Scioto County, OH. Since then, it has spread through out the state. By late 2016, Palmer was seen in around 19 counties, now the total is 25. “The State of Pigweed,” by Emily Unglesbee, a staff reporter for DTN, explained the road trip Palmer Amaranth has […]

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Herbicide & Adjuvant Mixing Sequence Methods #TheAdjuvantSeries

One of the most critical things you can do this year when applying herbicide is mixing your tank correctly. Having a bad reaction amongst the chemicals can cause a loss of pesticide effectiveness. It may also cause clogged nozzles, lack of weed control, excessive foaming, and tank clumps. Get the most out of your inputs […]

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Understanding Weed Barriers of Entry #TheAdjuvantSeries

The next part in our adjuvant series will discuss the different kinds of barriers that hold herbicides back from killing weeds. Adjuvants are needed to break through weed’s many barriers of entry. Weeds differ in their ability to be penetrated and herbicides also have differences in how they work. Without an adjuvant, some herbicides may […]

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