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  • Managing Resistance in Wheat With Multiple Modes of Action

    Caption: Foxtail in a wheat field. There are many factors that result in poor weed control in wheat and barley: a thin crop stand, extreme weather conditions, plugged nozzles, improper application of herbicides, generic formulations, ill-advised tank mix partners or some combination of these factors. The one factor impacting even the most seasoned growers though, is tough, resistant weeds. As weed resistance has spread, many current weed control programs have shown diminished effectiveness, threatening farm…

This agronomic photo shows frogeye leaf spot on soybean leaves.
This agronomic image shows a rain gauge with just over 5” of rainfall from April 26 through May 2, 2017
An agronomic image with corn seedlings begining to sprout.
This agronomic image shows a flooded field.
This agronomic photo shows a kochia weed.
An agronomic image showing the effects of sudden death syndrome on soybean plants.