Crops Technology Editor for Successful Farming magazine/


6 Ways to Whip Weeds in 2018

Looking to sharpen your 2018 weed-management strategy? Here are six recommendations for the coming year.

1. Use preemergence residual soybean herbicides.

“If you are looking for ways to cut costs, I highly recommend taking a look at where you can get the most return on investment,” says Dawn Refsell, Valent field market development manager. “Preemergence residual herbicides have the highest and greatest return on investment. So that ought to be the last area you should look at cutting when evaluating weed-management strategy.”


When Liming Soils Pays

Slightly acidic soils are ideal. But for soils that slide below the optimum 6.2 to 6.8 pH scale, liming can pay dividends.