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  • Timing Herbicide Application

    An effective weed control program depends heavily on well-timed herbicide applications, in addition to cultural practices. Failing to apply a herbicide at the right time could result in wasted input costs, weed infestations and reduced yield. Factors determining the timing of post-emergence herbicide applications: Crop growth stage: Follow labels to avoid crop injury. Weed growth stage: Scout fields regularly and treat weeds before they reach 4” in height. Weather: Pay attention to weather, and refer…

This agronomic photo shows sweet corn in the field with tassels.
This agronomic photo shows corn rootworm.
This agronomic photo shows corn fibrous, modified, and penetrating roots.
This agronomic photo shows young waterhemp.