Category Archives: Weeds

Preventing Cover Crops From Becoming Your Next Weed Problem Video

Daniel H. Smith- Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison Termination of cover crops can be a challenge. A new video from the Nutrient and Pest Management program details preventing cover crops from becoming problematic weeds. As farmers and … Continue reading

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Wild Parsnip, an expanding problem along roadsides in Wisconsin

Mark Renz Associate Professor and Extension Specialist. University of Wisconsin Madison Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa), a non-native plant, was first discovered in Wisconsin before 1900. Even those this plant has been present for over 100 years populations continue to spread … Continue reading

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2015 Soybeans Herbicide Evaluation Program Results Now Available

Mark Renz and Dave Stoltenberg Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of Wisconsin Extension Evaluation of new and existing herbicides for use in soybeans has annually occurred in Wisconsin for over 30 years. This program continues to compare effectiveness of … Continue reading

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2015 Corn Herbicide Evaluation Program Results

Mark Renz, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin Extension, Dave Stoltenberg, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Evaluation of new and existing herbicides for use in corn has annually occurred in Wisconsin for over 30 years. This program continues … Continue reading

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Bring your biggest weed to Farm Technology Days

Mark Renz; Extension Weed Specialist Mild temperatures and ample rainfall have resulted in another year of rampant weed growth in Wisconsin fields. Did some of the weeds on your farm not get controlled? Are they now big? If so bring … Continue reading

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Arlington Weed Garden in “Full Bloom”

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Weed Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison I would like to officially invite people to view the weed garden at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station this summer (N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington WI 53911). This “garden” has … Continue reading

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Herbicide resistance management for common lambsquarters and horseweed

Liz Bosak, Outreach Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin In the June 13th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager, I discussed herbicide resistance management for giant and common ragweed, http://wcws.cals.wisc.edu/herbicide-resistance-management-for-giant-and-common-ragweed/ . This week’s featured herbicide resistance threats are common … Continue reading

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Herbicide Resistance Management for Giant and Common Ragweed

Liz Bosak, Outreach Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin Weed scientists across the Midwest and Mid-south have identified eleven species of weeds that are of most concern for herbicide resistance because of their ability to compete with crops and … Continue reading

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Pest Management Fast Facts Updated

The popular publication Pest Management Fast Facts produced by the Nutrient & Pest Management (NPM) and the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs has been revised. This useful four-page publication contains pest management thresholds and management options for corn, soybean, alfalfa, … Continue reading

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Post-emergence herbicides for corn and soybean

Liz Bosak, Outreach Specialist, Department of Agronomy At this time of the year, integrated weed management programs focus on scouting and diversifying management practices including non-chemical methods and herbicide sites-of-action. For more information, please visit the United Soybean Board’s TakeAction … Continue reading

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