Sorghum: New Herbicide Technologies

September 2023 | 32 min., 22 sec.
by Brent Bean
Sorghum Checkoff

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​This presentation begins by reviewing the effectiveness of several postemergence herbicides and then addresses options for late-season weed control. Additional topics include seed and herbicide costs, rotational restrictions, available hybrids, and stewardship guidelines.

About the Presenter

Brent BeanBrent Bean has been the Director of Agronomy for the United Sorghum Checkoff Program since June 2015. Previously, he spent 3 years as the Director of Agronomy for NexSteppe, where he led a team of agronomists in developing best-management practices for sweet and biomass sorghum. Brent began his career serving as Texas A&M Extension and Research Agronomist in the Texas Panhandle for 25 years. In that role, his research and educational efforts focused on developing best-management practices for sorghum, corn, and wheat production. Brent received his bachelor's and master’s degrees in crop science from Texas Tech University and his PhD in weed science from the University of Nebraska.​​

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