Palmer Amaranth has become a rising concern as it makes an appearance in more and more counties throughout ND, SD, and MN: 12 counties in ND, 11 in SD and 7 in MN, to be exact. And those are just the ones we’re aware of.
Palmer Amaranth is a problematic annual broadleaf weed that looks very similar to Waterhemp and Redroot Pigweed. It germinates every time it rains just like Waterhemp.
At this rate, most fields will have Palmer Amaranth within the next decade. The quicker you can get ahead, the better you’ll be but there is not going to be a silver bullet. Multiple modes of action, roguing, any little thing we can do to stop the spread is key.
Call us if you see something suspicious or are concerned you may have Palmer in your fields. We can help you identify and come up with a plan of attack.