The National Corn Growers Association issues a call for pre-proposals addressing innovative solutions to weed management
The National Corn Growers Association recently issued a call for pre-proposals addressing innovative solutions to weed management. Potential concepts include automation in weed control, targeted herbicide application technology; targeted tillage; and harvest technologies to reduce the weed seed bank. Pre-proposals are due June 2, 2021.
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Farmers learn weed resistance management at western Iowa field day
The Harrison County Pest Resistance Management Project team held a field day at the Larry Buss farm southwest of Logan. 10 herbicide programs were available for comparison to evaluate success and implications for resistance management of weeds including waterhemp, marestail, giant ragweed and Palmer amaranth.
Possible tool in the war on resistant weeds
For the second year, ISU is testing a Redekop Seed Control Unit on Iowa farm fields to determine the economic feasibility of harvest weed-seed control.