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Burndown considerations for corn production


Weed management is a year-round job, but producers take special care to make sound management decisions prior to planting— including cover crop burndown. David Russell, an Alabama Extension weed scientist, offers suggestions for planting into a weed-free field and maintaining a clean corn crop throughout the growing season. His areas of specialization include corn, soybeans, small grains, forages and non-crops. ... Read More »

Ready or not, burndown season is here!


• By Larry Steckel • Ready or not, burndown season is here! There has been very little burndown applied to date. Weather permitting, some would like to start corn planting before April 1. A potential short turnaround time from burndown to corn planting is most problematic in controlling ryegrass, particularly if the ryegrass is glyphosate resistant. There are really three ... Read More »