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Read the latest from Hoegemeyer on winter annual weeds and no-till farming, or contact us to learn more. Annual weeds' job is to produce seed so that the species will continue on next year, everything else is secondary. Unlike summer annual weeds such as foxtail or velvet leaf which typically germinate and produce seed within a summer growing season, winter annuals actually germinate in the fall and begin growing before winter.Read
The soybean aphid is a native of China and Japan. It is a small yellow insect with distinct black protrusions or “tailpipes” on the tip of its abdomen. No other aphid species colonizes on soybean plants so it is probably safe to assume if you find colonies of tiny yellow aphids on your soybean plants, you probably have soybean aphids.Read
In recent years more and more farmers have become aware of weeds that have become resistance to popular herbicide programs. As agricultural production continues to intensify farmers have increased their use of herbicides to manage weeds. In addition, farmers are relying more on continuous use of herbicides with similar modes of action (MOA) or even the same herbicide.Read