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Weed Control Considerations for a Late Spring

Vince M. Davis, UW-Madison Cropping Systems Weed Scientist News flash, it’s been a late, wet, challenging spring for a number of reasons. Okay, that’s not much of a news flash. The USDA-NASS Wisconsin Crop Progress report released today indicates that … Continue reading

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Rains may not completely alleviate herbicide carryover concerns

Rains may not completely alleviate herbicide carryover concerns Vince M. Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison This is just a reminder that while the excessive rain we’re experiencing is replenishing water in the soil profiles, it may not completely alleviate herbicide carryover … Continue reading

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Value of Residual Herbicide in Reduced Soybean Stands

Value of Residual Herbicide in Reduced Soybean Stands Vince M. Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison Summary: This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners in the North Central U.S. evaluate the importance of residual herbicide use in soybean systems to … Continue reading

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Cultural Weed Management Practice Changes in the Midwest

Cultural Weed Management Practice Changes in the Midwest Shawn Conley (Extension Soybean and Small Grain Specialist), Vince M. Davis (Extension Weed Scientist) Dr. Kevin Bradley from the University of Missouri is conducting an on-line survey across the Midwest to assess … Continue reading

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New weed management during drought video

New weed management during drought video Vince Davis, Cropping Systems Weed Scientist and Extension Specialist Weeds compete with crops for resources like sunlight, nutrients and water.  In a stressful growing environment like we experienced in 2012, the effects of weed competition … Continue reading

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Herbicide carryover concerns—-Challenges from the drought will keep on coming

Herbicide carryover concerns—-Challenges from the drought will keep on coming Vince M. Davis, Department of Agronomy, UW-Madison/Extension Is herbicide carryover a concern for fall 2012 and spring 2013 crops?———Yes Are there great remedies and advice to alleviate carryover concerns?——–Few, and … Continue reading

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Is it legal to use a cover crop as a forage crop? Maybe Not

Is it legal to use a cover crop as a forage crop? Maybe NOT… Vince M. Davis, Department of Agronomy, UW-Madison/Extension There are a lot of people interested in establishing cover crops with the intention of harvesting them as an … Continue reading

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A review of glyphosate use for preharvest weed control

A review of glyphosate use for preharvest weed control Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist Late-season weed escapes are very prevalent in corn and soybean fields this year. Poor residual herbicide activation and poor postemergence herbicide efficacy is part of … Continue reading

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Forage harvest and re-crop considerations following these drought conditions

Forage harvest and re-crop considerations following these drought conditions Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist Due to the drought conditions, some growers are considering harvesting their corn and/or soybean crops earlier than normal as a forage this year, and furthermore … Continue reading

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Dry conditions continue to persist in Southern WI: Poor Early Weed Control is Evident

Dry conditions continue to persist in Southern WI: Poor Early Weed Control is Evident Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist What happened to this poor soybean stand? Poor stand establishment…Disease…Insects…?   Answer: Dandelion competition in dry conditions! A drive around much … Continue reading

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