Weed stampede: Beets, other crops should reset herbicides to May-planted crop


FARGO — With sugar beet planting likely delayed until early May because of snow and cold, Tom Peters says farmers should set their sites on using pre-emergence herbicides to control...

A single waterhemp plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. Plants that emerged early in 2015 were just beginning to shed seed in late August. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Tom Peters, extension sugar beet weed specialist based in Fargo, for the University of Minnesota and North Dakota State University, strongly urges sugar beet, corn and soybean producers to use pre-emergence herbicides to control waterhemp. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service

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