McLean County Farm Bureau

Diversified weed control critical to pumpkin production

Pumpkins love Illinois’ soil and climate. That’s why it’s the top pumpkin-producing state. But despite the advantages, pumpkin production would be severely limited without effective weed control. With relatively few herbicides registered for use in pumpkin crops, diversified weed management tactics are a must. University of Illinois researchers provide guidance for growers. READ MORE