Herbicides: Time of day you spray can make a difference

From Southeast Farm Press

What if a cotton producer needed to spray early in the morning or late in the afternoon or at night? Does the time of day a herbicide is applied make a difference in how well it works? A group of weed specialists studied this and what they found surprised them.

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Does cold weather reduce insect populations?

In previous years, rumor has been that the warm winters meant that insects would be rampant in summer. So this year, when much of the east coast has been colder than usual, can we look forward to crops being “bugged” less? University of Tennessee IPM Coordinator Scott Stewart says that it depends on the species.

Read his blog post.