In central Nebraska, most postemergence applications for corn have been made and a good portion of corn crops will be canopied by the end of the week. As growers move from postemergence applications in corn to soybeans, it is evident which fields were treated this spring. Growers are now fighting weeds like lambsquarter. Today, I’ll discuss your options for continued crop protection throughout the growing season.
Mother Nature continues to dampen our spirits. Corn in the area is mostly planted and roughly 70-80 percent of soybeans are in the ground, but wheat harvest is still two weeks away. Unfortunately, pesky weeds like waterhemp are growing strong in Illinois fields. In today’s report, I’ll share tips for controlling waterhemp and ensuring crop success.
Let the sun shine and the rain stay away just long enough that we can finish planting. The rain is great but it sure makes for a mess for planting and preemerge herbicide applications. In today’s report, I’ll talk about your weed control options if field conditions prevented you from making a preemerge herbicide application in soybeans.