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
  • Buffalo Bur

    Episode 1238

    Brian and Darren discuss control of the thorny buffalo bur.

  • Hemp Sesbania

    Episode 1237

    The Hefty brothers discuss control options for hemp sesbania in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • Common Mullein

    Episode 1236

    Common mullein is an easy to identify tall biennial weed that can produce 100,000 seeds per plant.

  • Shattercane

    Episode 1235

    Darren and Brian Hefty discuss identifying and controlling shattercane in corn and other crops.

  • Jimson Weed

    Episode 1234

    Jimson weed is a very stinky and highly poisonous weed found in some fields. The Heftys talk about the best products to eliminate jimson weed in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • Western Salsify

    Episode 1233

    The Hefty brothers discuss identifying and controlling western salsify.

  • Wild Sunflowers

    Episode 1232

    This weed is a large seeded broadleaf that sometimes is a crop. Brian and Darren tell you how to stop sunflowers if you find them growing where you didn't plant them.

  • Yellow Nutsedge

    Episode 1231

    Darren and Brian Hefty discuss the best options to control yellow nutsedge on the farm.

  • Canada Thistle

    Episode 1230

    Brian & Darren give their input in how to eradicate Canada Thistle in pastures and crops. This perennial with rhizomes can be challenge; the Hefty brothers help.

  • Giant Foxtail

    Episode 1229

    Brian and Darren Hefty discuss identification of and herbicide control options for giant foxtail.

  • Waterhemp Weed Control

    Episode 1228

    This quickly growing weed is resistant to a lot of herbicides, there are still control options you can use.

  • Lambsquarters

    Episode 1277

    Darren and Brian discuss identification and control of lambsquarters in soybeans and other crops.

  • Woolly Cupgrass

    Episode 1226

    Brian and Darren Hefty talk about controlling woolly cupgrass in corn, soybeans, and wheat.

  • Pennsylvania Smartweed

    Episode 1225

    Brian and Darren Hefty discuss the challenge of controlling Pennsylvania smartweed on the farm.

  • Narrowleaf Hawksbeard

    Episode 1224

    Brian and Darren Hefty discuss how to prevent and eradicate narrowleaf hawksbeard, an annual "dandelion-type" weed that is becoming more prevalent across the United States.

  • Wild Proso Millet

    Episode 1223

    Brian and Darren discuss the challenge of controlling wild proso millet in crops.

  • Field Bindweed

    Episode 1222

    Brian and Darren Hefty discuss control options for field bindweed on the farm.

  • Amazon Sprangletop

    Episode 1221

    Darren and Brian Hefty talk about identifying and controlling Amazon sprangletop in rice and other crops.

  • Russian Olive

    Episode 1220

    Brian and Darren discuss control options for Russian olive in pastures and other areas.

  • Lady's Thumb Smartweed

    Episode 1219

    Brian and Darren discuss how to identify and control lady's thumb smartweed.

  • Carpetweed

    Episode 1218

    Brian and Darren Hefty talk about dealing with carpetweed around the house as well as on the farm.

  • Prickly Sida

    Episode 1217

    Learn which products you could use to control prickly sida on your farm.

  • Meadow Anemone

    Episode 1216

    Brian and Darren discuss herbicide options you could use to control meadow anemone.

  • Bristly Foxtail

    Episode 1215

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