Diversifying Weed Management System for Profitable Crop Production

November 23, 2015 12:22 PM
Blog Post

By: Bob Hartzler
In the past 10 years, herbicide resistance has grown into a significant problem that is limiting the ability of farmers to effectively control weeds. Farmers have relied on simple weed management in the past, but weeds have grown resistant to simple management systems. Diversifying your weed management system is vital to dealing with the resistance issue. Watch “How Farmers Can Deal with Weeds Resistance” to learn more about herbicide resistance and weed management.

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Bob Hartzler Professor of Agronomy

Dr. Bob Hartzler is a professor of agronomy and an extension weed specialist. He conducts research on weed biology and how it impacts the efficacy of weed management programs in corn and soybean. Dr. Hartzler also teaches undergraduate classes in weed science and weed identificatio...