As temperatures warm, BASF Technical Service Representative Ken Deibert expects to see a lot of weed pressure. “I’m already seeing lambsquarters, kochia, and waterhemp. Even when we’ve had these relatively cool temps, we’re seeing a lot of water hemp emerging early.” With the rush to plant a crop, there may be a tendency to skip pre-emergence weed control. “I would certainly encourage pre-emergence herbicides wherever possible.” Layering residuals is recommended to carry weed control through the rest of the growing season. Hear the story.