Farmers needed to submit waterhemp samples for herbicide resistance research

Farmers needed to submit waterhemp samples for herbicide resistance research

The University of Illinois is encouraging Illinois farmers to submit waterhemp samples for a research project looking at the frequency of group 15 herbicide resistance.

Weed science professor Dr. Aaron Hager tells Brownfield there are two populations of waterhemp in Illinois that have confirmed resistance and if there are more it is important to get ahead of the problem.  

“Because virtually every layered residual herbicide option in soybeans is group 15.

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