As a soybean farmer, you know there are many factors that go into getting the best possible yield potential. One of those factors is keeping fields clean throughout the growing season, preventing weeds from robbing soybeans of resources like water, sunlight and nutrients. That’s why a timely postemergence herbicide application is a key component of an effective soybean weed control program.
Two of the most important decisions you need to make for successful postemergence applications are knowing which chemistries will work best on your operation and when to apply them for optimum results.
Corteva Agriscience offers a variety of powerful and flexible postemergence soybean herbicide solutions. Here’s a look at a few of those:
Regardless of which chemistries you choose, applying multiple modes of action is a great way to round out your weed control program approach. Including herbicides that provide extended residual activity is also a good idea, as some weed varieties, like waterhemp, can continue to emerge well into the growing season — weeks after typical application timing. Controlling those weeds before they emerge is the best course of action.
It’s essential to read the product label for any solutions you’re planning to use. And there are a few high-level tips to keep in mind when scheduling your postemergence applications:
It should be noted that including residual activity in your preemergence solutions can be a big help when it comes to planning your postemergence application. Applying at least one preemergence product that offers several weeks of residual control can help keep weeds at bay until you’re able to put down your postemergence herbicides. Sonic® herbicide, for example, is a preemergence solution that provides several weeks of residual activity, which offers a little more flexibility to work around any weather delays or other setbacks that might arise.
Keeping soybean fields as clean as possible for as long as possible helps ensure maximum yield potential. That’s why using a full program approach that includes a timely postemergence application is your best bet when it comes to soybean weed control.
You can work with your local ag retailer to find the right soybean chemistries for your farm, especially as you navigate supply chain issues this season. You can also visit the soybean herbicides portfolio page on Corteva.us to learn about the powerful solutions from Corteva.
The transgenic soybean event in Enlist E3® soybeans is jointly developed and owned by Corteva Agriscience LLC and MS Technologies, L.L.C. Enlist Duo® and Enlist One® herbicides are not registered for sale or use in all states or counties. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your area. Enlist Duo and Enlist One herbicides are the only 2,4-D products authorized for use with Enlist® crops. Consult Enlist herbicide labels for weed species controlled. EverpreX®, Sonic® and Synchrony® XP are not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. Consult the label before purchase or use for full details. Always read and follow label directions.
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