Weed Control Strategies
Weeds compete with soybeans for moisture, nutrients and light, stealing yield. Advanced herbicide-tolerant soybean systems and the spread of herbicide resistant weeds constantly increase the complexity of weed management. To preserve existing herbicide technology, research is identifying best management practices that incorporate multiple herbicide modes of action, innovative application timing, cover crops and more. The soy checkoff funds a variety of research, tools and resources to improve weed control strategies and protect soybean yield.
Weeds steal nutrients and water and cut soybean yields. Herbicide resistance adds to the challenge and complexity of managing weeds. Farmers, researchers and others in the soybean industry discuss weed problems and effective management. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.