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Fall best time to eliminate perennial weeds

Sep 12, 2008
Fall is the best time to treat perennial weeds in crops and pasture, said a University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) specialist. Herbicides sprayed in fall weaken the weeds and then the winter kills them, said Bob Klein, cropping systems specialist at UNL’s West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte. Spring spraying weakens weeds, but then they have ideal conditions to recover. Klein advised producers to spray when the weeds are actively growing. As they prepare for w...

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