Monthly Archive: April 2012

What is it? Black Medic (Medicago lupulina)

Black medic Escambia County Extension has had a number of calls about black medic, seen growing in fields, pastures, roadsides, and yards.  This winter annual is a member of the legume family, so it is beneficial in that it will release nitrogen after its Iife cycle is completed.   This plant spreads very low to the …

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The How and Why of Herbicide Incorporation

Dr. Jason Ferrell, Extension Weed Specialist  jferrell@ufl.edu Preemergence herbicides are a powerful way to prevent weed infestations before they start. In our current climate of glyphosate and ALS-resistant weeds, a good preemergence program is more valuable than ever. However, method and timing of application dramatically impact the efficacy of many preemergence herbicides. To improve their …

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