No matter the weed challenge, environment or growing conditions, U.S. soybean and cotton farmers rely on the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System
Knowledge often equals power — especially when it comes to taming tough-to-control and resistant weeds. Devising a herbicide management plan is an easier task when you know what you’re combating.
If you farm soybeans or cotton, chances are that you are all too familiar with four of the nation’s most prolific weeds. But how well do you really know these enemies?
Giant ragweed is a competitive weed that is adapted to the fertile soil crop production acres of the Midwest and Eastern Corn Belt. It quickly grows above crops to compete for sunlight and create a dense canopy with its 4- to
Kochia is competitive with crops and problematic in fallow periods between crops. Early-emerging kochia can reduce crop yields by 70% or more and can interfere with harvest.
Horseweed competes with soybeans throughout the growing season and reduces crop yield. It matures in late summer or early fall and produces up to 200,000 seeds per plant, which are readily dispersed by wind.
Waterhemp is a prolific seed producer and able to produce as many as 1.5 times more seeds than most other pigweed species.
Ask your local agronomist for herbicide management recommendations tailored to your county and growing conditions, and visit IWillTakeAction.com for additional details on common and costly weeds.
Courtesy Take Action Pesticide-Resistance Management, 2019 United Soybean Board.
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