Episode 8

Assessing The 2019 Weed Challenge: Prevent Plant Acres To Fall Burndown


About This Episode

Relentless and continuous — that’s how the 2019 weed situation has been best described. With a record wet spring, weeds got a head start on many growers and never looked back. Now, growers need to determine how they can tackle these yield-robbing weeds back to reduce seed banks and ensure a clean start in 2020. Tune in as Aaron Hager, associate professor and extension weed specialist for the University of Illinois, recaps the challenges posed by weeds this season and examines a range of weed control considerations for the remainder of 2019, from prevent plant acres to fall burndown.

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