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5 Tips To Better Corn Production and Knowledge

Gil Gullickson 12/05/2012 @ 2:54pm Crops Technology Editor for Successful Farming magazine/Agriculture.com

Ryan Weeks, Juniata, Nebraska, who’s featured in our December Corn High Yield Team story (page 56) uses several other tools to keep on top of his corn production program. They include:

 Rotating Herbicide Modes of Action

Herbicide-resistant marestail and kochia has surfaced in Weeks’ area, so he rotates herbicide modes of action to forestall herbicide resistance. “Roundup was over used by farmers,” notes Weeks. “It was also used at below-label rates, which contributed to resistance.”

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