Ag PhD Weed of the Week

Ag PhD Weed of the Week

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In these Weed of the Week segments taken from Ag PhD, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss hundreds of yield-robbing weeds and how to kill them out in your fields.

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Ag PhD Weed of the Week
  • Common Mallow

    Episode 1287

    It's easy to take out, but how do you do it? Brian & Darren talk common mallow control for corn, soybeans, wheat, and yards.

  • Sicklepod
    03:10
    Episode 1286

    Sicklepod

    Episode 1286

    Darren and Brian discuss identifying and controlling sicklepod.

  • Hemp Dogbane

    Episode 1285

    This waxy-leaf perennial is often misidentified for milkweed. Brian and Darren offer their favorite herbicide for hemp dogbane.

  • Purple Loosestrife

    Episode 1284

    The Hefty brothers discuss control options you could use on purple loosestrife, an invasive weed.

  • Henbit
    02:07
    Episode 1283

    Henbit

    Episode 1283

    Brian and Darren offer their solutions for stopping this winter annual in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • Wild Cucumber

    Episode 1282

    The Hefty brothers talk about the harm that wild cucumber can cause in shelterbelts, and how to get rid of it.

  • Marestail
    01:46
    Episode 1281

    Marestail

    Episode 1281

    Marestail is a roundup-resistant winter annual that can be tricky to stop in fields. Brian and Darren offer solutions in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • Venice Mallow

    Episode 1280

    Learn how to identify and control Venice mallow in your crop fields.

  • Field Pennycress

    Episode 1279

    This big winter annual should be addressed in the fall. Brian and Darren give their best control options for field pennycress in alfalfa, corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • Quackgrass

    Episode 1278

    Darren and Brian discuss identifying and controlling quackgrass in your lawn and on the farm.

  • Black Nightshade

    Episode 1277

    This weed used to be the #1 nemesis on the Hefty farm! Brian and Darren tell us how they stopped Eastern black nightshade in their soybeans, as well as wheat and corn.

  • Field Sandbur

    Episode 1276

    Darren and Brian talk about identification of and control options for field sandbur.

  • Dandelion
    02:24
    Episode 1275

    Dandelion

    Episode 1275

    This weed is a lot easier than most to identify, yet it can be harder to control. Brian & Darren talk fall dandelion management in your field and in your yard.

  • Dame's Rocket

    Episode 1274

    Brian and Darren Hefty discuss how to control dame's rocket in grassy areas and pastures.

  • Common Ragweed

    Episode 1273

    This annual is nothing to sneeze at in your soybeans. Ragweed is becoming resistant to many products, Brian & Darren Hefty tell you exactly how to kill it in today's Weed of the Week.

  • Green Foxtail

    Episode 1272

    Learn how to identify and control green foxtail on the farm.

  • Common Milkweed

    Episode 1271

    It's a big perennial with waxy leaves & long roots that the pre-emerge herbicides don't control. Brian & Darren give the solution to milkweed mitigation in this week's Weed of the Week.

  • Kochia
    03:55
    Episode 1270

    Kochia

    Episode 1270

    Brian and Darren discuss the challenge of controlling Kochia, especially in soybeans.

  • Volunteer Wheat

    Episode 1269

    Volunteer wheat is trouble anywhere, but your wheat field! Brian and Darren talk control in corn and soybeans.

  • Russian Thistle

    Episode 1268

    Brian and Darren discuss herbicide options to get Russian thistle under control on the farm.

  • Prickly Lettuce

    Episode 1267

    This winter annual doesn't belong in a salad nor in your fields, Brian and Darren talk prickly lettuce control in corn, beans, and wheat.

  • Giant Ragweed

    Episode 1266

    The Hefty brothers discuss control options for giant ragweed in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • White Clover

    Episode 1265

    You find this pesty perennial in fields and yards; Brian and Darren give you the right chemical to control white clover.

  • Virginia Ground Cherry

    Episode 1264

    Brian and Darren discuss identifying and controlling Virginia ground cherry.