Common Pigweed

Common pigweed is a species of Amaranth, also known as Amaranthus palmeri. In the south, farmers sprayed heavily with Roundup (made by Monsanto) to control this variety of pigweed. As a result of this practice, pigweed became immune to Roundup. That’s when growers switched to Dicambra,...


Pigweed Surprising Crop

Pigweed. Farmers hate it, especially southern farmers. One Arkansas farmer was murdered over a dispute when his neighbors sprayed illegal Dicambra to kill pigweed. Farmers hate it because each plant makes millions of seeds. One weed left undestroyed can fill a field with the useless plants...