Comparing Herbicide Programs in Identity Preserved (IP) Soybean

Co-Authors: Dr. Peter Sikkema, Dr. Clarence Swanton & Dr. François Tardif (University of Guelph) Field studies at Elora and Woodstock have evaluated soybean herbicide treatments based on their weed control efficacy and the yield protection they provided. Important differences were found among those treatments (Table 1). Table 1. Average visual control of broadleaf and grassy […]

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Explaining poor weed control

The classic explanation of “too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry, too bad” surprisingly doesn’t cover all of the possible factors for why a herbicide doesn’t deliver 100% satisfaction. A recent field walk illustrated why physical obstruction and weed density are two factors that are every bit as influential as environmental conditions when it […]

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