Agronomy and Horticulture Department


Date of this Version



Insect Science, Plant Disease, & Weed Science, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources 87(22) (August 21, 1987)


Copyright 1987 University of Nebraska


In This Issue:

  • Herbicide Use Guide Revision
  • Desiccants for Drying Weeds in Crops
  • Volunteer Wheat Control in Fallow
  • Your 1987 Weed Control Experiences

Herbicide Use Guide Revision

Industry reps, extension agents, and all other users of our Herbicide Use Guide -- Now is the time to submit your suggestions for our 1988 edition. We appreciate your input of previous years. You have helped make the Nebraska Herbicide Use Guide a most useful weed control aid for farmers, dealers, applicators, farm managers, consultants, extension agents, and others. Your suggestions for the 1988 Guide should reach us by September 18. Send to Weed Science, 362 Plant Science Building, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0915.

Desiccants for Drying Weeds in Crops

Inquiries have started to come in on desiccants for soybeans, grain sorghum, and corn. The primary concern is the drying of weed growth to facilitate harvest. Timely early harvest is especially important where wheat is to be seeded following harvest.