Worried About PPO-Resistant Pigweed in NC?

— Written By and last updated by Carol Hicks

PPO-resistant pigweed, ragweed will be a major concern in 2016 for NC growers.

The Southeast Farm Press recently released an article discussing PPO-resistant pigweed in NC, and management prospects for 2016.

North Carolina State University Extension Weed Specialist Wes Everman has continually issued warning bells that resistance to PPO inhibitors is a real concern for North Carolina farmers. It is a message he will continue to deliver in 2016.

“I’m pretty confident we have it in Palmer here. And we’re most of the way down the road toward confirming it in ragweed here as well,” says Everman.

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