Micheal D.K. Owen

April 16, 2024 8:57 AM

Given the dry conditions that prevailed Iowa in 2023, there will be herbicide carryover in 2024. Suspect herbicides that are likely to carryover include, but are not limited to atrazine, clopyralid, and the various HPPD inhibitor herbicides. Specifically, the accuracy, evenness, and timing (i.e...

Crop Production, Weeds
April 9, 2018 3:16 PM

The 29th David W. Staniforth Memorial Lecture was presented by Dr. Fred Gould on April 3rd.  The lecture was titled "Will Genetically Engineered Pests Protect Health, Biodiversity, and Crop Production?".  Dr. Gould is the Co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society...

February 16, 2018 11:50 AM

Dr. Fred Gould, University Distinguished Professor and Reynolds Professor of Entomology at North Carolina State University will present the 29th Staniforth Memorial Lecture on April 3rd at 4PM in the Curtiss Hall Auditorium on the Iowa State University Campus.  Dr. Gould...

May 30, 2017 2:35 PM

The 2017 North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS) Collegiate Weed Contest will be hosted by Iowa State University at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) near Boone, IA on July 26-27, 2017. Undergraduate and graduate students from universities throughout the Midwestern United States...

May 4, 2017 10:09 AM

The 2017 ISU Herbicide Research Program Field Day will be held on June 22 at the Curtiss Farm located on South State Street in Ames, IA.

Attendees will have the opportunity to review new herbicides, application techniques and other weed management strategies in corn and...

February 11, 2017 11:09 AM

Planning on attending the Commodity Classic in San Antonio in March?   Have experience with herbicide resistant weeds?  

If you are involved in crop production in Iowa, the answer to the second question is yes.  The Weed Science Society of America is sponsoring a listening session at the...

Herbicide Resistance
December 12, 2016 7:34 AM

The 2017 version of WC 94 - Herbicide guide for Iowa corn and soybean production - is now available.  The guide includes several tables providing information on herbicide effectiveness, composition of package mixes, and herbicide sites of action.  In addition the guide...

January 19, 2016 3:07 PM

The weed control results from 2015 are now available.  The report includes experiments and demonstrations conducted at several of the Iowa State University Research Farms, as well as farmer fields.  Highlights include experiments that report on herbicide tactics to control waterhemp...

Weeds, Herbicide Resistance
December 16, 2015 3:30 PM

The new 2016 Herbicide Guide for Iowa Corn and Soybean Production publication provides information on product and management updates, the role of preemergence herbicides in...

Crop Production, Weeds, Herbicide Resistance