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Time to Terminate Annual Ryegrass Cover Crops

The fields may already be clear of snow. You may already be noticing that the annual ryegrass or other cover crops are starting to show life. Watch carefully and be vigilant about terminating the crop before the grass reaches the … Continue reading

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EPA Steps on Intro of Dow’s Enlist Duo

Combining glyphosate with other herbicides to increase the killing effect of the application has been used for many years. See our brochure on annual ryegrass management for specifics on this. Earlier in the year, EPA allowed 15 states the green … Continue reading

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Annual Ryegrass – Manage it Properly

Managing annual ryegrass is not rocket science…but it is all about science. Therefore, being precise about the process of killing the cover crop is important. In prior posts, you’ve learned about the timing, the weather, the proper mix of glyphosate, … Continue reading

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Killing Annual Ryegrass – Be Precise for Success

At every trade show and field day, we hear the story (thankfully, fewer times each year) about how “hard it is to kill annual ryegrass.” Invariably, when you ask a couple of specific questions, the problem becomes very clear. “In … Continue reading

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Control of Annual Ryegrass

Problems can arise with any crop, and the problems multiply when management is lax. Cover crops are no exception. Annual ryegrass has proven to be a valuable cover crop in numerous locations throughout the Midwest, Eastern Seaboard, Northern Plains states … Continue reading

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On the lookout for herbicide resistant weeds

Roundup, and its generic twin glyphosate, are a potential threat to no-till. Over the past few years, farmers in southern states have begun to abandon no-till because glyphosate won’t control the broad leaf weeds that populate soybean, cotton and cornfields. … Continue reading

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Purdue Explains Herbicide Use for Cover Crops

In a recent post, Purdue University researchers posted an article on the use of herbicides on cover crops. Herbicide manufacturers don’t address cover crops, per se, so Purdue is offering some new insights. Here’s a portion of the article. Click … Continue reading

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Indiana Grower Comments on Annual Ryegrass’ Rugged Success

Weather has been a challenge for growers in the Midwest the past couple of years. Cameron Mills, a Walton, IN, producer hired an air operator to aerially apply about 22,000 pounds of annual ryegrass in 2009 and 2010. In 2009, … Continue reading

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Burndown Tips for Annual Ryegrass

With the late spring and extra rain, there may be some who waited for the annual ryegrass crop to mature and for the conditions to improve enough to spray the grass with glyphosate. Here are some tips for applying the … Continue reading

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