Resources

Integrated weed management:

Still Don’t Think You Need Integrated Weed Management? – Iowa State University

A summary of IWM strategies – Penn State University

Integrated Weed Management: What It Is, Why It’s Important – Ohio Soybean Council

University of Illinois Agronomy Guide – Weed Management – University of Illinois

Field Crop Weed Management for Illinois – University of Illinois

Summary of Invasive Weed Control Strategies, from Australia

Successful Weed Management Must Respect the Rotation – University of Delaware

“Iowa State Weed Management Archive – Iowa State” – Iowa State University

Weed Management Strategies for Cotton – Texas A&M University

Organic Weed Management Tools for Grain Production – University of Maine

Scouting for weeds:

Brief Summary of Scouting principles – United Soybean Board

Site-specific weed scouting guidelines South Dakota State University –

Comprehensive list of weed ID sites- Weed Science Society of America (WSSA)

Weed Identification Key – University of Missouri

University of Missouri Weed ID and Herbicide Injury Guide – $18.00

Common Weeds of No-Till – Penn State University

Weed ID Guide  – Virginia Tech

Weed photos for use in weed ID – WSSA

Cover cropping for weed suppression:

Suppressing Weeds Using Cover Crops in Pennsylvania – Penn State

“Cover Crop Resources – Penn State”

“Managing Cover Crops: Cover Crops for Modern Cropping Systems – Purdue University”

Crop Roller (cover crop roller crimper) – I & J Manufacturing

Cover Crop Rollers for Northeast Grain Production – Penn State

Management considerations for using roller crimpers to create cover crop mulches – No-Till Farmer

Video – Using a roller crimper for organic no-till cover crops – University of Wisconsin

Video and text – Organic No-Till Roller Crimper: Weed ‘Em and Reap – Oregon State University

Crop rotation (effect on weed management):

The Role of Crop Rotation in Weed Management – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Crop Rotation for Weed Management – University of Manitoba

Keep the Weeds Guessing with Crop Rotations – Virginia Association for Biological Farming

Cover Crops: Crop Rotation, Weed Control and Nutrient Contributions – University of Tennessee

Mechanical weed control:

“Would You Use Mechanical Cultivation for Weed Control? – WallacesFarmer”

Considerations for Optimizing Success of Cultivation for Weed Control – Iowa State University

“Cultivation Tools for Mechanical Weed Control in Vegetables – University of Connecticut”

Torsion Weeders – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

High Residue Cultivation – Penn State

Effective High-Speed, High-Residue Rowcrop Cultivation – Iowa State University

Creating a Weed Management Plan for Your Organic Farm (including mechanical control) – Penn State

In-Row Cultivation – Rodale Institute

Top Tips for Mechanical Cultivation – Rodale Institute

Cultivation Equipment for Weed Control – Pros, Cons, and Sources – University of Vermont

Video: Capture Weed Seeds at Harvest: Chaff Carts

Varying herbicide modes of action:

Increased Dicamba Use Requires Enhanced Stewardship – Iowa State University

Understanding Herbicide Mode of Action – Oklahoma State University

“Return to Basics: Herbicide Options for Hard-to-Control Weeds – Syngenta as featured in The Progressive Farmer”

Rotate Crops and Herbicide Modes of Action THE BIG 6 – WeedSmart.org

“TankMix Herbicides Rather than Rotate – WallacesFarmer”

Strategies to Reduce Spray Drift – Kansas State University

Biological control of weeds:

Educational information:

Biological Control of Weeds – Weed Science Society of America

Integrated Weed Control Project – focus on biological control resources – Washington State University

Biological and Integrated Control of Musk Thistle in Missouri, University of Missouri

Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers

“Biological Control Program” USDA APHIS

International Code of Best Practices for Classical Biological Control of Weeds-Washington State University

Biological Control News archives – University of Wisconsin

Ordering biological weed control agents and consultation:

 Available Bio Control Agents for Weeds-Washington State University

Weed Biocontrol and Requesting Agents – Colorado Dept. of Agriculture

Biological products and consulting servicesIntegrated Weed Control company 

Biological control agents-BiologicalControl of Weeds, Inc.–

Preventing spread and introduction of weeds:

Where Grain Hides in a Combine – where the grain goes, weed seeds will follow – Purdue University

Cleaning the Combine is Necessary for Herbicide Resistant Weed Control – Penn State University

In the News: Your Combine is a Weed Seed Spreader – DTN

Herbicide Resistant Weed Control Through Combine Maintenance – United Soybean Board

Used Combines Can Spread State’s No. 1 Weed to Watch – University of Missouri

Iowa Managing Palmer Amaranth in Conservation Plantings-AgFax

In the News: Stopping the Spread of Palmer Amaranth – Corn and Soybean Digest

In the News: Spread of Palmer Amaranth through Cover Crop Seed in Ohio – Corn and Soybean Digest

Silage for managing weed seeds – EH Graham Center for Agricultural Innovation, Australia

Silage helps to manage weed seeds – Agriculture Today

The spread of herbicide resistant weed seeds – University of Arkansas

Harvest weed seed control:

Managing Weed Seed Bank at Harvest-iHSD arrived to AR in 2018. University of Arkansas

Harvest Weed Seed Control – introduction to methods and their potential – University of Arkansas

iHSD – Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor

In the News: Beating the Resistant Weed Problem – Farm Industry News

“Seed destructor” technology likely the next step in war on weeds – High Plains Journal”

Farmers Battle Herbicide Resistance with Harvest-Time Weed Seed Destruct – Weed Science Society of America

University of Arkansas begins testing chaff cart in the US first in 2013