News Briefs April 13, 2020
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Pioneer has moved swiftly to protect its employees and customers from the spread of COVID-19. Despite these measures of quarantine and social distancing, farmers can still expect the same trusted service and information. This week we look at winter annual weed management, early season stressors and flooding impacts on crops and soil.
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Managing Winter Annuals
As winter turns to spring, annual winter weed growth can explode. Winter annuals such as henbit, deadnettle, chickweed, shepherd's purse and marestail pose early season challenges, competing for light, water, nutrients and space. Managing winter annuals is the first step in starting and keeping fields clean to protect yields…Hear more
Dealing with Early Season Stressors
Early planted and high-residue fields are at the highest risk for emergence stress. Cool, wet springs exacerbate the problem. These fields can also lead to cooler soils and provide a physical barrier to seedling emergence. Selecting hybrids and varieties with high-residue suitability and strong stress emergence scores can help mitigate early season stress issues…Read more
Flooding Impact on Crops
When flooding hits, crop damage is inevitable. Flooding depletes soil oxygen and increases plant disease and nitrogen loss. However, the extent of damage depends on the crop, growth stage, duration of flooding and temperatures during flooding…Read more
In the News
Corteva Agriscience Offers Application Training Webinars for Enlist™ Weed Control System
Growers and applicators who will be planting and spraying Enlist E3™ soybeans and PhytoGen® cottonseed in 2020 can join a series of informational webinars from Corteva Agriscience.
For soybean growers, these one-hour sessions cover how to achieve effective weed control on acres of Enlist E3 soybeans, tank-mixing with Enlist™ herbicides, field scenarios and spray requirements.
For cotton growers, topics covered will include how to achieve effective weed control on acres of Enlist cotton and Enlist E3 soybeans, tank-mixing with Enlist™ herbicides, field scenarios and spray requirements. The National Cotton Council is co-sponsoring this webinar with Corteva.
Register for the April 21 Cotton session at this link.
Whether you’re new to the system or would like a refresher on how to help maximize the technology, you’re sure to pick up helpful information for weed management and effective applications.