Organic Weed Management

Research at Michigan State University is on-going to address the unique weed management needs of organic farmers. Our work to date is listed below with thanks to many MI growers with whom we have had the opportunity to collaborate over the years. 

 

 Extension materials

 

 Peer reviewed articles related to organic weed management

Taylor, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2012. Organic Weed Management in Field Crops with a Propane Flamer and Rotary Hoe. Weed Technol. 26:793-799.

 

 

 Presented research (Posters and Oral presentation abstracts)

Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, M. VanGessel, and B. Scott. 2015. Post-mortem seed development: Does termination timing or method make a difference? Weed Science Society of America. Lexington, KY. (69)

 

 

 

Erin Hill 2014 WSSA Poster

Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2014. Impact of cereal rye and red clover on weed seed mortality. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (63)

 

 

 

Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Impact of cover crops on weed dynamics in organic dry beans. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

 

 

 

 

Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Risks and rewards: Cover crops before organic dry beans. ASA, CSSA & SSSA International annual meeting. Tampa, FL.

 

 

 

 

Taylor-Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Cover crop influence on weeds in organic dry beans. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Baltimore, MD.

 

 

 

 

Taylor-Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2012. Reproductive potential of summer annual weeds based on termination method and timing. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. St. Louis, MO.

 

 

 

 

Taylor, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2012. Cover crop influence on nitrogen availability in organic dry beans. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meeting. Cincinnati, OH.

 

Taylor, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2011. Incorporating cover crops into organic dry bean production systems. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Milwaukee, WI.

 

 

 Blog postings

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