Verified FBN Member (SD)


We have seen Palmer amaranth move into our area. What are people using for a chem program?

******/water hemp is now in our area. What have you all found to be effective herbicide programs in corn , beans and wheat?


Verified FBN Member (CO)

Mesotrione is very good on Palmer amaranth (any pigweeds really.) I like it with s-metoolachlor and atrazine; this works well in both corn and milo.

Balance Flex and Anthem Maxx do a really good job pre-emerge in corn.

Huskie is an option in milo, feed, and wheat. If applied correctly, it usually works on Palmer.

Darin Lickfeldt
FBN Agronomist
FBN Employee

Palmer amaranth has been documented in many areas of SD. SDSU produced a summary in 2018 at . From this SDSU research they concluded "the best control of Palmer amaranth was a preemergence application of S-metolachlor and a post-emergence application of either dicamba or glufosinate. Glyphosate only provided partial cont...