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
  • Wild Mustard | Ag PhD

    Episode 1290

    Find out which products work to control wild mustard in crop fields.

  • Swamp Smartweed | Ag PhD

    Episode 1289

    Brian & Darren Hefty help you spot this often misidentified weed. This perennial has rhizomes and does well in wet soils, but there is a clear control method.

  • Cocklebur | Ag PhD

    Episode 1288

    Learn how to identify and control cocklebur, a challenging large-seeded broadleaf weed.

  • Common Mallow | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1286

    Darren and Brian discuss identifying and controlling sicklepod.

  • Hemp Dogbane | Ag PhD

    Episode 1285

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

  • Purple Loosestrife | Ag PhD

    Episode 1284

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

  • Henbit | Ag PhD

    Episode 1283

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

  • Wild Cucumber | Ag PhD

    Episode 1282

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

  • Marestail | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1280

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

  • Field Pennycress | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1278

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

  • Black Nightshade | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1276

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

  • Dandelion | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1274

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

  • Common Ragweed | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1272

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

  • Common Milkweed | Ag PhD

    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 | Ag PhD

    Episode 1270

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

  • Volunteer Wheat | Ag PhD

    Episode 1269

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

  • Russian Thistle | Ag PhD

    Episode 1268

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

  • Prickly Lettuce | Ag PhD

    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.