weed control

Planned, flexible system key to weed control

Torsion weeders, finger weeders, basket weeders and many more designs were demonstrated at the Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day Sept. 26 at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing. But the focus wasn’t on... more »

Florida scientists surgically strike out weeds that impede crop growth

By using a combination of fumigants, University of Florida scientists believe they can surgically strike out some weeds that otherwise get in the way of vegetable growth. Researchers with the UF Institute of Food and... more »

How to deal with black rot of cole crops

With late-season temperatures in the high 70s, foggy mornings with high humidity and numerous rainy days, many growers of brassica crops, in particular cabbage, are noticing an uptick in a disease that can render produce... more »

Planning for weed control in asparagus

Weeds are emerging in asparagus fields even if asparagus is delayed by cool weather. Asparagus growers have an opportunity to prepare and implement a season-long weed control program to kill emerged weeds and suppress weed... more »

Weed control in cool-season vegetables

Weed control in cool-season vegetables can be quite challenging. However, there are a number of practices that provide growers with certain advantages: Short-season crops such as lettuce and spinach that allow for rapid turnover of... more »


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