Tag Archives: Smellmelon

Corn Herbicide Field Meeting

Date: Wednesday, April 5 Time: 9 am Location: Intersection of FM 2433 and Gin Rd. Topics: Dr. Josh McGinty will lead a discussion on weed management in corn.  IPM will be discussed by Stephen Biles CEUs: 1 hour CEU will be provided. A herbicide trial was conducted by Dr. McGinty at this location to evaluate different herbicides for control of smellmelon in corn.

Corn IPM and Weed Control

Much of the 2017 corn crop has been planted.  As we see farmers begin to plant their sorghum or soybeans, we need to make sure not to forget insect and weed management in these young corn fields. Much of the insect control on corn in South Texas is done by planting Bt corn hybrids treated with insecticides for control of early season insect pests.  However, it is still a good practice to visit these fields on a weekly basis to check for potential insect pests. While corn needs… Read More →