July 2, 2019-Some of the hemp research plots had to be replanted on June 15th. The weed pressure resulted in a lot of manual removal of weeds
Excessive weed pressure can result in poor plant establishment.
Weed control is especially challenging without registered herbicides for use in hemp fields. Mechanical cultivation may be an option depending on plant row spacing. These plots had excessive weed pressure and resulted in poor stand establishment in plots within the poorly drained portion of the field.