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Real farmers putting weed eradication mindset into action

Through our Journey Fields approach, we partnered with corn, soy, cotton, and rice farmers in the south and midwest to share their experience as they address resistant pigweed on-farm. Each farmer’s Journey towards a pigweed eradication mindset has different challenges that require unique solutions.

What is Operation Weed Eradication

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Meet our farmers

Heath Whitmore

Farm Name: Full Quiver Farms
Location: St. Charles, AR
Crops: Corn, Soybean, Rice

Brad Wade

Farm Name: Wade Farms
Location: McLean, IL
Crops: Corn, Soybean

Jay Ray Sageser

Farm Name: Jay Ray Ranch
Location: Cotton Center, TX
Crops: Cotton, Milo, Corn

Tim Couser

Farm Name: Greenfield Farms
Location: Nevada, IA
Crops: Corn, Soybean

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Planning your seed trait & chemical program for the 2022 growing season

Pigweed species like Palmer amaranth and waterhemp have proven to be challenging to manage but layering effective residual herbicides can be an effective strategy that could provide season-long control. Adding residual herbicides to your weed control program can have a profitable impact on  your bottom line.

The many benefits of a fall burndown

You might be done harvesting, but you’ll still need a pigweed control plan this fall. Lead with an eradication mindset to build upon your weed control successes you had this season, especially if you farm in warmer climate where pigweed species are likely a year-round problem. 

 

Invest now for a weed-free future: Best practices for cleaning your combine after harvest

Cleaning out your combine keeps weed seed from spreading across fields.

Control Weeds Next Season with Consistent Spray Pattern

Weed resistance is changing more than just which herbicides to use. The need for a consistent spray pattern to ensure complete coverage is vital. Using optimized spray control systems gives applicators more accurate droplet size and coverage and more precise and consistent spray patterns, helping to achieve the ideal application rate for maximum weed control.