Verified FBN Member (NE)


Fall control of johnsongrass

After a few years of planting conventional corn the johnsongrass population has really started to become a problem especially along end rows. Is there any product that can be sprayed this fall to do anything about them? Would like to plant soybeans next year on problem fields as well to try and clean it up but if we could get it knocked back some this fall that would be ideal.


Verified FBN Member (SD)

I'm assuming this is glyphosate resistant Johnson grass? If so clethodim, fusiladr, or generic assure would be a decent choice. At this point in the year not going to do much good. If you are going to beans any if those products can be used season to stay ahead of it.

Darin Lickfeldt
FBN Agronomist
FBN Employee

Some products we hear farmers talking about for Johnsongrass control are Accent, Beacon, Spirit and Peak. All of these can cause some crop injury and the labels talk about ways to minimize that injury. Be sure to read the label before purchase. If you would like to talk to an FBN Senior Agronomist about options to fit your operation you can call 605-223-4224. If other members have opinions on thes...