Combatting herbicide-resistant weeds

Combatting herbicide-resistant weeds

The ongoing battle against herbicide-resistant weeds is forcing farmers to get creative in their weed management strategies.

Ryan Bivens farms in central Kentucky. “We had to go back to kind of the old school of thinking,” he said. “As we’ve seen over the years, Roundup or Glyphosate technologies have become less effective on a lot of weeds.”

Bivens says marestail is one of his more problematic weeds. “That’s become a serious issue for us on the Glyphosate resistance side,” Bivens said.

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