NDSU/UM Weed Scientist Encourages Hard Look at Systems Approach to Bolstering Weed Control in Beets
Peters, Fargo-based extension agronomist-sugarbeet and weed science for North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota, is hoping to bolster weed control in sugarbeets by taking a system-wide approach to the issue. In other words, he believes that in these days of increasing resistance to glyphosate and certain other herbicides, producers can take a big step toward satisfactory weed control in their beet fields by reviewing and modifying their weed management programs in other rotational crops, such as corn, soybeans and small grains.
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