Green Acres

Hailed Out and Emerged Volunteer Wheat Should be Sprayed Immediately after Harvest

Information for this article was compiled from a Kansas State University Press Release in 2016.

Producers often wait several weeks after harvest before making their first herbicide application to control volunteer wheat,” said Dallas Peterson, K-State Research and Extension Weed Management Specialist. “This allows as much volunteer as possible to emerge before spraying it or tilling it the first time. Often, a second application or tillage operation will be needed later in the summer to eliminate the green bridg...