Drought Reducing Pre-emergent Effectiveness

Taylor HillmanDrought, Environment, General, Water

Spraying of field
Managing weeds is always a little tricky for any grower, and changes to procedures because of drought conditions are making pre-emergent applications less effective.

Reducing Pre-emergent Effectiveness

Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Scott Stoddard talked to growers at a recent tomato meeting about weed management and the added challenges water complications have created. Stoddard noted that more and more growers are not able to establish plants or treatments with added water as the California water situation continues to look bleak.