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Plan for herbicide carryover if dryness continues in 2024

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A weed specialist with University of Missouri Extension says farmers should be mindful of the impacts persistent dry conditions have on crops in the next growing season.

Kevin Bradley says herbicide carryover can injure crops early. He says it’s noticeable when farmers apply herbicides with the ingredient mesotrione in a dry growing season and plant soybeans in the same field the next spring.

“Usually they’ll grow out of it, but it depends on the severity.

Plan for herbicide carryover if dryness continues in 2024