TITLE

Traditional plough helps weed control

AUTHOR(S)
Abel, Charles
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/21/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on how ploughing and rotation with no second wheats were used on weed control by a farm in East Yorkshire, England. Benefits of farms from a low seed rate.
ACCESSION #
9317366

 

Related Articles

  • How to... Plough to bury your blackgrass burden. Clarke, Adam // Crops;2/8/2014, p44 

    The article offers tips from agriculture equipment manufacturer Lemken general manager Mark Ormond on how to carry out ploughing correctly to manage blackgrass. Lemken suggests to decide on the correct depth, scrape all the weed seeds off the surface, and to target the worst blackgrass infested...

  • Tackle 2015 weed control planning early. YONTZ, MARK // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583);Dec2014, Vol. 152 Issue 12, p18 

    The article offers information on planning for the weed control program for crop production in 2015. It mentions the views of William Halleran, agronomy specialist and county program director with University of Missouri Extension, on the determining the elimination of weeds and training farmers...

  • 11 Proven Production Practices for Increasing Corn Yields, Profits.  // Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;4/13/2011, p6 

    The article focuses on the production practices that could help increase corn yields and profits. It states that farmers must know the characteristics of the field such as the yield potential, yield history, and soil type. It says that effective pest management practices must be followed...

  • Start clean, stay clean. SMITH, J. T. // Farmer-Stockman;Apr2013, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p4 

    The article describes the farm management approach employed at Matschek Farms in Veribest, Texas. Ralph Matschek and sons Greg and Grant tell about crop rotation and weed control strategy. It is said that the farm prioritizes the conservation of irrigation and its fields are planted in rows to...

  • Plough your way out of a blackgrass pickle. Clarke, Adam // Crops;2/8/2014, p43 

    The article reports on the adoption of growers in England of ploughing into their crop rotations for blackgrass control by cultivation. It highlights the blackgrass control trial conducted by agronomy services provider Agrii on the effect of various cultivation and establishment methods on...

  • Untitled.  // Farmers Weekly;8/21/2015, Issue 1041, p1 

    The article focuses on ways of choosing no-plough approach for weed control and soil management. Topics discussed include minimizing soil movement as means to improve the soil structure; principles for soil water management which include crop rotation and minimal soil disturbance; and views of...

  • Residual herbicides, different modes of action critical for glyphosate-resistant weed control. Lawrence, Brantlee // Southwest Farm Press;2/8/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p27 

    The article offers recommendations on glyphosate-resistant weed control which include crop rotation, cultivation and tillage practices, and the use of residual herbicides.

  • Healthy soils are good for corn plants. NANDA, DAVE // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153);Mar2014, Vol. 318 Issue 3, p23 

    The article presents the importance of soil health for growing crops and discusses practices such as crop rotation, the use of lime, and danger of single mode of action for weed control.

  • Corn in the rotation helps fight weeds. PROSTKO, ERIC // Southern Farmer (1541-2008);Jan2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p12 

    The article offers the author's insights regarding the importance of having field corn in crop rotation to prevent herbicide-resistant weeds.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics