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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,...

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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...

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