Battling herbicide resistant weeds or weed escapes? Here’s an option of non-chemical weed management to look at! Ben Wiegmann, Beck’s Hybrids Field Sales Agronomist, reviews an alternative form of weed management in soybean systems – the Weed Zapper™. For effective weed control with the Weed Zapper, contact must be made with the main stem of the targeted weed, above the soybean crop canopy. The Weed Zapper electrocutes the targeted weeds to kill them.
Categories: Agronomy, Agronomy Talk
Tags: Agronomy, Weed Zapper, herbicide insights
Jonathan Perkins, Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR®) Location Lead/PFR Agronomist, discusses post-emergence options for Enlist E3® soybean systems.
Tags: soybeans, Agronomy, herbicide insights
Jonathan Perkins, Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR®) Location Lead/PFR Agronomist, discusses which rates of clethodim provided the greatest weed control with Enlist One® soybeans in this 2021 Herbicide Insight study.
Tags: Agronomy, herbicide insights
Joe Bolte, Beck’s Hybrids Practical Farm Research (PFR®) Technician & Herbicide Specialist, evaluates different pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicide programs with XtendFlex® soybeans.
Tags: Agronomy, herbicide insights, xtendflex
There are many options available in an Xtendflex® system. Which one will you be utilizing on your operation?
Ben Wiegmann, Beck’s Field Sales Agronomist, reviews the details of the “Weed Management in Wheat” 2021 Herbicide Insight Plot. The purpose of this study is to determine how newer wheat herbicide labels such as Sharpen® and Zidua® SC compare to traditional wheat herbicides.
Tags: Agronomy, Wheat, herbicide insights
Check out this new video with Clayton Stufflebeam, PFR Location Lead, and Joe Bolte, PFR Technician / Herbicide Specialist, for important information regarding the TH Fabrication Row Focus Rotary Hoe.
Categories: Agronomy, S Illinois, Agronomy Talk
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.
When making the decision to terminate a cover crop, what method works best? Camille Lambert, Beck’s Hybrids Field Sales Agronomist, reviews three cover crop termination methods: crimping the cover crop, using a chemical control option (Roundup PowerMAX®), and a combination method of crimping + using chemical control (Roundup PowerMAX®).
Controlling weeds with cereal rye as a cover crop? What seeding rate of cereal rye provides the best weed control – 30 lb., 60 lb., or 90 lb.? Camille Lambert, Beck’s Hybrids Field Sales Agronomist, reviews the amount of waterhemp weed control each seeding rate of cereal rye had in this 2021 Herbicide Insight Study.