Weeds to Watch - 10
Tue Mar 4, 2014 07:13 AM CST

When David Templeton II goes to the field to spray, he only needs one vehicle to do the job of mixing.

Templeton, who farms with his father, David Sr., and brother, Brad, in Covington, Tenn., repurposed a 42-foot step-deck trailer into a portable mixing station.


In the past, he'd load bulk tanks in pickup trucks and pull mixing and water tanks in tow. When he ran out of water, he'd go back and load up again. It took two men just to haul water to the sprayer.

These days, ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
(none currently available)