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Eric Jones

Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Weed Management Specialist


306 Berg Agricultural Hall
Agronomy, Horticulture & Plant Science-2207A
Brookings, SD 57007

Eric supports the citizens of South Dakota as an Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Weed Management Specialist at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

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Also by Eric Jones

Tractor applying preemergence herbicide on a freshly planted field.

Considerations for Preemergence Herbicides

Weeds emerging with crop plants have the potential to reduce yields. Learn some tips for applying preemergence herbicides to control weeds before emergence to ensure that your yields aren't limited by early-season weeds.

Aerial photo of a field revealing crop productivity within a specified management zone.

Knowing the Soil Types in Your Fields Can Increase Weed Control

As soil temperatures increase, many farmers are beginning to plant crops and start preemergent weed control. Learn the important role that soil type can play in getting the most out of preemergence herbicide applications.

Patch of broadleaf weeds growing in a spring lawn.

Considerations for Weed Control in Lawns

A weed-free lawn requires continuous maintenance year-round. From mowing considerations to herbicide applications, learn some expert tips for getting your lawn off to a great start this spring!