NEWS
Weed Control Options
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jul 17, 2014 01:59 PM CDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (DTN) -- University of Missouri weed scientist Kevin Bradley isn't a short man, but the Palmer amaranth plant in his right hand towered nearly one foot over his head.

"Gain a little respect for the fact that it's taller than I am, and it's got a base that's almost as thick as my arm," Bradley told a group of farmers and ag industry representatives gathered for University of Missouri Extension's annual Pest Management Field Day on July 16. "This is the number one weed to watch for in the Midwest. But at this point in time, I don't ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Profit Makeover When Curtis Schallert's 40-year-old stands of Kentucky-31 fescue petered out a few years ago, the...
  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
  • Iowa's Field of Dreams Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real...
  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Competing for Dollars Beef is far from a loser in the daily race for buyers at meat counters across the country. It's n...
  • CDC: No Human H5N2 Cases So Far So far, there are no reported cases of H5N2 in humans, but transmission of the highly contagious ...
  • Ask the Vet Can I cure my cow's uterine infection with an infusion?
Related News Stories
Herbicide Mixes Key to Control
Spring Weed Race