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Weeds to Watch - 13
Fri Mar 7, 2014 07:57 AM CST

Jimmy Wilson's weed-control program for this year's cotton crop started before his 2013 crop was harvested. Wilson hired a local pilot to aerially broadcast triticale as a winter cover crop into cotton fields.

He has used the small-grain crop in combination with strip-till as a soil conservation tool for many years. During the last few years, winter cover crops have also become an important weapon in the battle against glyphosate-resistant weeds.

"We want to keep vegetation covering the ground all year," said Wilson, who farms with his brother, Bill, and son, Dan, near ...

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