- Posted by: Gale Perez
This is from the Salinas Valley Agriculture Blog. The video is a must-see--I give it FIVE stars (out of 5). Possible stocking stuffer??
New Hoe Design to help control weeds and winter cover crops in strawberries
Author: Dr. Eric Brennan, USDA-ARS
This is a novel ‘Do it Yourself' hoe with interchangeable, plastic-friendly, adjustable, sharp & flexible blades. It's called the Recycle Strap Hoe and is amazing for hand weeding vegetables,.../span>
- Author: Lynn M. Sosnoskie
- Author: Brad Hanson
- Author: Ted Webster
- Author: Stanley Culpepper
Weed control failures can and do occur.
Weed control failures occur for many reasons, including improper treatment applications and plant size and development at the time of treatment.
Plants that aren't completely controlled can produce viable seed and re-infest fields.
Insufficient control of herbicide-resistant weeds could facilitate the establishment and spread of undesirable traits.
Weed pressure, and the resulting competition for water and nutrients, can significantly impact crop establishment, growth, yield and harvest. Furthermore, there is some concern among growers that non-managed weeds may support...