The weather has not been favorable for maximum effectiveness of many postemergence (or burndown) herbicides. Cool weather and overcast skies are not ideal conditions for herbicide performance. And given that many fall and early spring emerging weeds can be difficult to control once the crop is planted, it is important to scout your no-till fields to determine if a follow up treatment is necessary prior to planting.
Be Sure to Scout No-Till Fields Before Planting
Dr. Mark VanGessel is an Extension Specialist and Professor in Weed/Crop Management at the University of Delaware.
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