C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Alyssa Essman

    The War Against Weeds Podcast is back for season four! We’re in the midst of harvest which means endless cab hours, what better time to start a new series? Tune in to hear Sarah Lancaster (Kansas State University), Joe Ikley (North Dakota State University), and me as we chat with weed science and agronomy experts to discuss all things weed control.

    Issue: 2022-36
  2. Crestleaf Groundsel
    Author(s): Alyssa Essman

    In the past couple of weeks, Mark Loux and Mark Sulc gave us some good reminders about the value of fall applied herbicides.

    Issue: 2022-35
  3. Author(s): Mark Loux

    Based on the current price of wheat, some wheat fields with less than ideal stands are being taken to yield instead of terminated.  A uniform wheat stand usually provides most of the weed control that’s needed.  Weeds will likely be more evident and in need of control where stands are thin or erratic.  We have been told wheat herbicides are scarce, so growers might want to check with suppliers soon.  Reminder that any product containing dicamba has to be applied prior to jointing. 

    Issue: 2022-07
  4. Author(s): John Barker , Author(s): Mark Loux , Author(s): Tony Nye

    Are you concerned about the effectiveness of your herbicide program?  Want to sharpen your weed id skills?  Not sure which nozzles provide the best control options?  Is herbicide resistance REALLY that big of a problem?  These topics and many more will be discussed at the 2022 Ohio Weed University.

    Issue: 2022-01
  5. Author(s): Mark Loux

    It can be nice to see old friends.  Except when they cause crop and yield loss, refuse to leave after a few days, and don’t respond to chemicals.  A while back we wrote about what appeared to be an increase in populations of dandelions and other winter weeds and made some guesses about why this was happening.  Canada thistle has once again become a problem in some fields in a big way, probably for some of the same reaso

    Issue: 2021-19


  1. 12/2020

    Ohio, Indiana and Illinois Weed Control Guide, Bulletin 789. Publication gives detailed guidance on weed control selections. Numerous tables by crop and application help producers select the best product option for their weed control situation. Hard copy and PDF available for purchase

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