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Fitting in Fall Herbicides
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Oct 14, 2014 06:34 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Harvest is lagging far behind normal on Scott Meadows' no-till farm in northwestern Missouri.

Ideally, the Mound City, Mo., farmer likes to spray herbicides after harvest to clean up newly sprouting winter annuals, but Mother Nature has had different ideas this fall.

"With resistant weeds, we've had to become more proactive and get to weeds earlier when they're smaller," he told DTN. "But it's wet and late, and it all depends on timing."

With only one-tenth of his acres harvested and more wet weather on the way, Meadows said he'll have to pick and choose which ...

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