What to consider before applying herbicides to my wheat crop

With the limited moisture, you might think that weeds may also be limited or late to emerge. That may be true, but somehow the weeds find a way to emerge when you least expect it! When I was out looking at several wheat fields, I did actually find small mustard and kochia plants in the fields! Most early-planted wheat fields have decent stands and at least in the tillering stage of growth, but later planted fields may have variable stands and limited tillering coming into spring. Producers should pay close attention to the growth stage of their wheat before making their herbicide applications.

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