Agronomy Talk

Herbicide Insights: Tillage – Second Year Study

Published on Monday, September 20, 2021

Does deep tillage, with a moldboard plow, significantly reduce weed pressure? Austin Scott, Beck’s Hybrids Area Team Leader and Herbicide Specialist, reviews the influence of various tillage practices on waterhemp emergence in this 2021 Herbicide Insight plot.

 

Tillage Treatments:

  • Continuous moldboard followed by (fb) field cultivator
  • Moldboard (once) – second year vertical-till
  • No-till
  • Fall vertical-till fb spring vertical-till
  • Spring vertical-till
  • In-line ripper fb vertical-till
  • Fall chisel plow fb field cultivator

 

To download and view last year’s Weed Management Brief on ‘Alternative Solutions – Tillage’ check out this post on the Beck’s blog here.

 

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