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Weeds to Watch - 14
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Mon Mar 10, 2014 07:42 AM CDT

This looks like a good year for herbicide options on soybeans compared to corn where the marketing has been relatively quiet in 2014.

Ohio State University weed scientist Mark Loux said weed pressures in soybeans and the increasing threat of weed resistance to glyphosate have led companies to provide a number of premixes that take advantage of currently available chemistries with residual soil activity. Marestail, common ragweed, Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are the main weeds driving management in soybean fields today.

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