RICHARD JAMESON, Brownsville, Tenn., says dealing with Palmer pigweed is one of the most stressful things he’s ever had to do.
RICHARD JAMESON, Brownsville, Tenn., says dealing with Palmer pigweed is one of the most stressful things he’s ever had to do.

Ride along with Richard Jameson and you don’t see many weeds in his fields. He’s quick to point them out, though: the dreaded Palmer amaranth/pigweed in field borders, sprinkled through ditches, popping up occasionally in soybean rows.

Fighting the glyphosate-resistant weed now ranks as his top agronomic frustration in soybeans and cotton.

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