NEWS
Weeds to Watch - 13
Fri Mar 7, 2014 09:45 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 ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
Think Weed Control Now