NEWS
Be Pre-Pared
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu May 14, 2015 02:21 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Soil-applied herbicides have become a linchpin in weed control programs aimed at fending off herbicide resistance. However, weather conditions are complicating those plans this spring and growers are being urged to check for weed escapes.

Both wet and dry conditions can trip up soil-applied herbicides used for pre-emergence weed control, Michigan State University weed scientist Christy Sprague told DTN.

"If you're going out to scout and see how the crop is coming up, some might notice weeds are coming up at the same time," she said. Many soybean growers could require follow-up post-emergence sprays sooner than ...

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