Are we at a tipping point with weed control?

Imagine walking the cereal aisle at your favorite grocery store. Are you reading labels? Scanning prices? Thinking about weeds? If you're like most American consumers, weeds probably aren't at the forefront of your mind when ...

Herbicide rotation ineffective against resistance in waterhemp

Farmers have been battling herbicide-resistant weeds for generations. A common practice for most of that time has been to rotate between different herbicides every season. But despite farmers' best efforts, herbicide resistance ...

Herbicide resistance in waterhemp continues to grow

Twenty-five years ago, waterhemp was virtually unknown to Illinois farmers. Today, the broadleaf weed blankets corn and soybean fields across the state and the Midwest, causing yield losses from 40 to 70 percent.

New method developed for testing herbicide resistance in weeds

Herbicide-resistant weeds are becoming increasingly common in agricultural landscapes. Existing methods for confirming herbicide resistance require knowledge of the genes responsible for target-site resistance, but this information ...

Bury weed problems with an occasional plough

Tossing topsoil around in Australia's often arid farming environment is not best practice, but modelling suggests an occasional turning of the soil can delay the rise of herbicide-resistant weeds.

Emerging weeds show resilience to herbicide treatments

With herbicide resistance in common weeds already impacting significantly on the WA grain industry's profitability, evidence has now been found of resistance issues in lesser-known and emerging weeds.

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