Agronomy Tip: Use Full Labeled Rates of Herbicides

Stevan Knezevic, Ph.D., weed management specialist at the University of Nebraska, says, “Full label rates will provide a full length of residual activity that should cover the critical period of weed control. By reducing the label rate, you’re in danger of not killing the weed, but only crippling it. A surviving weed that is growing after an herbicide application has a chance to potentially produce herbicide-resistant offspring."

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Agronomy Tip: Combine yield map and soil compaction data

A farmer using a tablet in a soybean field. This fall, measure soil compaction in your fields with a soil penetrometer and match the data with yield maps.