Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Will this be “the year of resistance?”

Seth McAllister is the ANR extension agent in Terrell, Calhoun, and Randolph Counties in Southwest Georgia. He wrote this week in his Nochaway Ag Update blog that he is very concerned about the impact of the wet weather on the chance of weeds becoming resistant to herbicides like Dicamba if the application is not handled correctly in this crazy weather. It’s something I had not thought of but definitely needs to be considered when you are doing field management. You can read more at https://site.extension.uga.edu/nochaway/2018/06/hopefully-2018-will-not-be-the-year-of-resistance/.

Source: Dasha Medvedeva via Commons Wikimedia