Pulse School – Dealing with Herbicide Resistance in your Pulse Crops

Weed control in pulse crops is an area that has to be managed well in order for your crop to reach its potential. Pulse crops are not very competitive once put into the ring with invasive weed species. While they’re not exactly the 98-lb weakling of the agricultural world, they do need the playing field levelled in order to thrive. That means a timely and effective weed control strategy. Complicating that strategy is the issue of herbicide resistant weeds.


According to Weed Biologist Eric Johnson, there is no silver bullet approach to dealing with that resistance. The best strategy involves a combined approach. In this episode of the Pulse School, Eric takes us through some of the options pulse producers have in executing that “combined approach” strategy.

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