Soybean School: Don’t Give Resistant Fleabane a Foothold in Your Field

Canada Fleabane can be the menace of menaces in your soybean crop IF you don’t hammer it down early. The truth is that the weed is so hearty — between its resistant characteristics and its ability to firmly root itself down — if you don’t deal with it while it’s young, you’ve got a problem that won’t go away.

That’s where developing and implementing an effective pre-plant strategy becomes critical. What does that involve?

In this episode of the Soybean School, Mike Cowbrough of OMAFRA talks pre-plant options involving both herbicides and tillage; which are most effective and when we should use them.

For more on why pre-plant products are so important in the fight against resistant weeds, click here.

For a herbicide selector tool, click here.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4:30 PM est. @shaunhaney

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