Although dicamba gave good soybean weed control in 2017, the risk of off-target movement via volatilization outweighs the benefits, ISU specialists say.
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.”
Slightly acidic soils are ideal. But for soils that slide below the optimum 6.2 to 6.8 pH scale, liming can pay dividends.
BASF will focus on training and education for 2018 dicamba applications, say company officials.
Form a financial stress test before your lender – and the lender’s regulators – ask you for one.
A new horizon for soybeans is on the way via high-oleic soybean oil.
Skin irritation concerns surfaced after EPA approval occurred earlier this year.
The good news is that the Minnesota infestations have been found early.
Gene editing could stop diseases like aflatoxin dead in their tracks.
University findings find little yield difference between strip-till, chisel plow, and other tillage forms.