There are reports of field activity beginning this past weekend in the region. Other farmers are fine-tuning plans for the busy season ahead. Corteva Agriscience Market Development Specialist Bridgette Readel encourages growers to work with retailers and have input supplies readily available. “Do you have what you need and are you going to have it in time for when you need it? Make sure you have it on the farm so you’re ready to go and don’t have any delays.” Despite dry conditions, Readel says it is important for farmers to utilize a pre-emergence herbicide on their corn and soybeans. “We’re coming out of prevented plant acres, we know that we’re going to have to combat marestail, waterhemp and kochia. They haven’t gone away.”
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