Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


When It Comes to Good Weed Management, OSU's Todd Baughman Says Start Clean to Stay Clean

Thu, 17 May 2018 12:02:58 CDT

When It Comes to Good Weed Management, OSU's Todd Baughman Says Start Clean to Stay Clean With more and more acres expected to shift from wheat into cotton in Oklahoma this year, it comes as no surprise to hear from Todd Baughman, Oklahoma State University extension weed management specialist, that his office has started seeing an increase in calls from producers interested in finding out more information on some of the best practices when it comes to keeping fields clean and weed-free for their new cotton crop. Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Associate Farm Director Carson Horn caught up with Baughman recently at the Lahoma Field Day hosted by OSU Extension, where he spent the day speaking with producers in the area about some of the essentials to weed management regarding summer crops like cotton and soybeans. You can listen to that complete interview by clicking or tapping the LISTEN BAR below at the bottom of the page.


“The primary thing we talked about today is the new herbicide technologies that were introduced in cotton last year,” Baughman said. “Those two technologies being the Xtend-Flex technology, which is the cotton that’s tolerant to dicamba and the Enlist technology which is the cotton that is tolerant to 2-4D.”


According to Baughman, having a residual program in place on your farm is very important when using either of these new technologies, from a weed-control standpoint. In addition, he also calls producers’ attention to several of the specific application rules that go hand-in-hand with the proper use of these technologies. He mentioned a few such as utilizing the right nozzle, not spraying in the wind and label directed tank mixing instructions.


For those producers who have not planted a cotton or soybean crop in a while, or perhaps ever, Baughman says his best advice when it comes to good weed management is pretty simple.


“The biggest key for me is: start clean to stay clean,” he remarked. “If you start behind, you’ll probably never catch up. If you stay ahead, though, I think that will lead into a successful management program as we move throughout the season.”




   



   

Hear Baughman offer his advice on good weed management to Carson Horn by tapping the bar below
right-click to download mp3

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Don't Slip Now- Selk Encourages Producers to Maintain Heifer Conditions Ahead of Breeding Season  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:50:17 CDT
  • Grilling Season is Upon Us - Beef Demand Expected to Climb as Markets Approach Seasonal Peaks  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:26:41 CDT
  • Oklahoma National Stockyards - Close  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:37:56 CDT
  • Joplin Regional Stockyards - Close  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:06:18 CDT
  • Steady to $4 Higher on Yearlings- Steady to a Dollar Higher for Calves Monday at Oklahoma National Stockyards  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:56:04 CDT
  • Oklahoma Wheat Conditions 74 Percent Good to Excellent, Southern Texas Already Has Areas of Heading  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:43:03 CDT
  • Multitude of Issues Culminate in Spring Cattle Market Leaving Long Term Outlook Uncertain  Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:22:04 CDT
  • AFBF's Women in Ag Survey Aims to Gauge the Goals and Achievements of Women in Agriculture  Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:00:10 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Herbs Herb Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2019 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.