The Harrison County Pest Resistance Management Project team will hold a field day Wednesday, July 7. The event, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., will include both herbicide and fungicide trials in soybeans at a farm southwest of Logan, operated by Larry Buss. This event is free and open to the public.
AMES, Iowa — Harrison County is home to a new project focused on combating weed resistance as part of a statewide pest resistance management program led by Iowa State University.
Of the eight herbicides applied, only two provided acceptable control. A six-way resistant waterhemp demands a diversified approach: using a variety of appropriate cultural, mechanical and biological control tactics.