Appling County Crop E News

Farm Update

Southern Corn Rust Southern Corn rust is EARLY this year and has been found in Seminole, Wayne and Pierce Counties. Protecting corn approaching or beyond tassel with a fungicide is an important consideration. Once corn reaches the dough stage it is safe. Most likely, Southern Rust is in other area…
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2016 Cotton Weed Control

2016 cotton weed control guide below. Click on the images to enlarge. Keys to successful weed control: Do not plant into pigweed. Start clean! Scout fields before planting. If any pigweeds are coming up apply paraquat + crop oil or a surfactant at least 3-5 days before planting. Spraying paraquat ahead of planting will…
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Herbicides for Weed Control in Wheat

Herbicides for Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in wheat Wild radish are the number one problem weed in small grains in our area. 2,4-D is the cheapest herbicide to use, but often waiting until the small grain is fully tillered allows the radish time to grow to a point where they cannot be successfully…
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Winter Wheat Weed Control

For wheat that was planted timely, herbicide applications are usually needed around Christmas. Broadleaf weeds are common in wheat but can be managed effectively if herbicide applications are timely. Liquid Nitrogen Tank Mixes Although several herbicides used in wheat may be mixed with liquid nitrogen (see label of individual herbicides),…
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