Herbicide-resistant pigweed, specifically Palmer amaranth and waterhemp, are a major economic issue for U.S. farmers. These weed species can grow rapidly, producing large amounts of seeds, allowing them to compete with row crops for nutrients, moisture, and sunlight. This gives them the potential to cause yield loss and devalue farms — ultimately threatening the legacy of an operation.

 

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How Precision Application can lead to better weed control

Weed resistance is driving the need for more effective and precise application of pesticides. Two major factors play a role in this: droplet size and application pressure.




Operation Weed Eradication Journey Field Farmers

Hear from soybean, corn, cotton and rice farmers on their challenges with controlling pigweed and the key practices to move towards eradicating pigweed.