There are some things in life you have to see for yourself to really appreciate them. Unfortunately, Arkansas’ invasion of Palmer Amaranth, commonly called pigweed, is just such a situation.
As part of Dow AgroScience’s Crop Technology Media Summit, we flew to Batesville, Ark. to witness the pigweed problem. At a farm near Newport, Ark., farmer Malcolm Haigwood explained the situation.
In 2005, the first pigweed problem was identified in eastern Arkansas, near the Tennessee…