In a roomful of weed-weary farmers, Marshall Hay preached to the unconverted. He says the solution to herbicide resistance issues won't come from a jug.
Weed control has been a part of agriculture ever since hunter-gatherers became farmers about 6,500 years ago. With that, Phil Stahlman, weed scientist at the Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center-Hays, offered a short history of weed control at Sorghum U, Jan. 12, at Hays, Kansas.
Corn and sorghum are in a rat race driven by input costs and prices, according to Bob Vanderloo, sorghum product line manager at Cargill.
The use of beneficial insects likely won’t help the fight against sugarcane aphids on sorghum, according to a Kansas State University Extension Entomologist Sarah Zukoff, from K-State’s Southwest Area Extension office in Garden City.