Are these problem weeds in your field?

May 2013
Indiana Prairie Farmer;May2013, Vol. 187 Issue 5, p27
The article focuses on the control of Palmer amaranth, one specie of redroot pigweed. According to Travis Legleiter, weed specialist at Purdue University, one Palmer amaranth plant can produce approximately one million seeds. Weed specialist Bill Johnson states that Palmer amaranth can be controlled through residual herbicides and early identification of weeds while still small. INSET: Pull it, haul it, get it out—no matter the cost!.


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