Managing weeds in prevent plant acres a top priority, according to Centrol Crop Consulting agronomist Lee Briese. “Use several tools. Herbicides will be critical to help manage weeds, but use several tools in the system.” Briese says a pre-emergent herbicide is crucial for satisfactory weed control. “Especially with soybean traits, we’ve been locking ourselves into a one herbicide system. Waterhemp is resistant to glyphosate. If you don’t get the pre-emergent herbicides on, you’ll have an uphill battle the whole way.”
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