Weed Management Strategy
For Willers, weed control is a big issue as farmers in his area are still searching for options. University research shows using multiple herbicide sites of action provides better control over weeds. Willers says there are other things farmers can do to control weeds as well.
The soy checkoff has played a leading role in establishing Take Action, an industry-wide partnership to help farmers manage herbicide resistance. The Take Action effort encourages farmers to proactively develop a weed-management strategy. That includes planning ahead, managing herbicide use effectively and incorporating a diverse set of controls. For tools and information on how to manage weeds on your farm, visit Take Action on Weeds. com