Preemergence corn herbicides (Northwest Iowa)

Do I incorporate preemergence corn herbicides? This is a question many growers have been asking me this spring. In today’s report I’ll discuss my answer and provide agronomic recommendations.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:

DuPont™ Breakfree® NXT Herbicide

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Control of winter annuals in no-till fields critical(Northwest Indiana)

As you prepare your no-till fields this spring, it is critical to control winter annuals and produce a clean seedbed. I’ll discuss options for spring weed control in no-till soybean acres in today’s report.

Seth Little

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Envive® Herbicide

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Fall applications paying off this spring (East Central Illinois)

Pictured on April 22, 2014, this field I'm Cumberland County, Illinois received an application of DuPont™ Basis® Blend herbicide in November 2013. The field on the right was left untreated.

Pictured on April 22, 2014, this field I’m Cumberland County, Illinois received an application of DuPont™ Basis® Blend herbicide in November 2013. The field on the right was left untreated.

Growers who invested in a fall herbicide application are seeing the benefits this spring as fields look ready to plant. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Anita Echols-Pleasant

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Basis® Blend Herbicide

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Proper mixing techniques (Northeast Nebraska)

As you prepare to apply spring herbicides to your fields, be sure to brush up on mixing procedures. In today’s report I’ll walk you through proper mixing order and provide tips for tank mixing.

Deb Johnson

Agronomic recommendations included in this post include:
DuPont™ Abundit® Extra Herbicide
DuPont™ Enlite® Herbicide
DuPont™ Prequel® Herbicide

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Winter wheat crop looking strong (Wisconsin)

As of April 20, 2014, alfalfa seeding is underway in Grant County, WI.

As of April 20, 2014, alfalfa seeding is underway in Grant County, WI.

Many winter wheat crops throughout Wisconsin are looking strong, but fields in the southeast part of the state experienced damage due to ice sheeting. In today’s report I’ll discuss what you can do to protect these fields from further damage.

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Abundit® Extra Herbicide
DuPont™ Affinity® BroadSpec Herbicide
DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima Fungicide

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