Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Alternative Weed Control Methods during Grape Establishment in the United States Upper Midwest

  A field experiment was conducted to determine the effects of three mulches (straw, landscape fabric, and woodchip) and a single spring herbicide application (combination of oryzalin, flumioxazin, and glyphosate) on annual weed control and grapevine establishment in North Dakota. Vine growth...
John Stenger
Harlene Hatterman-Valenti
Scientific Research Publishing

Growing Vegetables Organically

  Growing vegetables organically can be rewarding and productive. This publication explains the basic elements of successful organic vegetable production, from initial site location, soil preparation, irrigation and variety selection to insect and disease control, composting, mulching and...
George Boyhan
Robert Westerfield
Suzzanne Tate
UGA Extension

Weed Management on Organic Farms

  Organic farmers struggling to develop effective and economical weed management practices are not alone. Farmers rank weeds as the number one barrier to organic production (Walz, 1999). And organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. In approaching weed...
Denise M. Finney
Nancy G. Creamer
David W. Monks
Katie M. Jennings
Wayne E. Mitchem
NC Cooperative Extension Service

2016 Peanut Information

  Contents:            Extension Personnel Working with Peanuts Situation and Outlook Peanut Seed Peanut Production Practices Peanut Weed Management Peanut Insect and Mite Management  Peanut Disease Managemetn Planting, Harvesting, and Curing...
David L. Jordan
Rick L. Brandenburg
A. Blake Brown
S. Gary Bullen
Gary T. Roberson
Barbara Shew
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Snapshot TG (isoxaben + trifluralin)

  Contents:  Introduction Uses Major Weeds Controlled Major Weeds Not Controlled For Best Results  Cautions and Precautions Residual Activity Volatility and Leaching Potential Symptoms and Mode of Action Additional Information 
Joe Neal
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Chemical Weed Control

  Contents:  1.Chemical Weed Control in Field Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Sorghum, Soybeans, Sunflowers, Tobacco, Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rye, Triticale, Clary Sage, Small Fruit Crops, Tree Fruit Crops, Hay Crops and Pastures, Lawns, Ornamentals, Forest Stands, Specific Weeds, and Woody...
W. J. Everman
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

  Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown significant increases in earliness, yield, and fruit quality when grown on plastic mulch. Some less valuable crops such as sweet corn, snap beans, southern peas, and pumpkins...
Douglas Sanders
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

  “Intensive Vegetable Production” refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which great attention is placed on detail and optimization of resources such as land, capital, labor, equipment, transportation to market, and management time. The ojective of...
D. C. Sanders
Ed Estes
K. B. Perry
David Monks
Kenneth Sorensen
Charles Averre
Michael Linker
Jonathan Schultheis
Mike Boyette
D. Eikhoff
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Preplant and Postemergence Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed in Corn

  Glyphosate-resistant (GR) giant ragweed has recently been identified in southwestern Ontario and has the potential to be a significant problem for regional corn producers. Eight field trials [four with preplant (PP) and four with postemergence (POST) herbicides] were conducted from 2013 to...
Kimberly D. Belfry
Peter H. Sikkema
Scientific Research Publishing

Strip Tillage and Early-Season Broadleaf Weed Control in Seeded Onion (Allium cepa)

    Field experiments were conducted in 2007 and 2008 near Oakes, North Dakota (ND), USA, to evaluate if strip tillage could be incorporated into a production system of seeded onion (Allium cepa) to eliminate the standard use of a barley (Hordeum vulgare) companion crop with conventional...
Sarah Gegner-Kazmierczak
Harlene Hatterman-Valenti