Weed Management & Control

Weed Response to Herbicides for Weed Management in Small Grains (PDF, 20 KB)

A successful weed management plan will use multiple production methods to keep weed populations low. Tillage and seedbed preparation or effective burndown herbicides should eliminate all emerged weeds prior to planting. Purchasing weed-free seed, using the proper seeding rate, following a management plan, and rotating to a summer crop will promote efficient weed control. Use of specific herbicides depends on the weed spectrum of your field, economic considerations and application system. Consider your situation and tailor a weed control program to your needs. The following documents will guide you in the decision making process.