Agronomy eUpdate June 24th, 2021

Issue 861

Considerations for weed control following wheat harvest

Post-harvest weed control in wheat stubble is very important to conserve soil moisture and prevent weeds from going to seed and adding to the weed seedbank. Weeds can grow quickly once the wheat canopy is removed.

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Cut-off dates for XtendiMax, Engenia, and Tavium applications

Don't forget that the 2021 labels for over-the-top applications of herbicides containing dicamba have cut-off dates. For soybeans, this cut-off is just around the corner. Applications to cotton have a few weeks longer. Read more in this short article from Sarah Lancaster.

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World of Weeds - Stinkgrass

Stinkgrass is a warm-season annual grass that is native to Europe. It can be found in fields, pastures, roadsides, and lawns throughout the United States. Stinkgrass has recently started flowering in Manhattan and is this month's World of Weeds feature plant.

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2021 Kansas Corn Yield Contest

In case you missed this announcement in last week's eUpdate, check out this article on the 2021 Kansas Corn Yield Contest. New this year, the Kansas Corn Yield Contest has joined the National Corn Yield Contest. Don't miss your chance to showcase your high-yielding corn!

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