Wade Givens, Ph.D.
Wade earned his Ph.D. in Weed Science from Mississippi State University and has worked for two decades in the ag industry in both commercial and agronomy roles. He previously worked as a technical sales coordinator, helping direct research and new strategies for internal product development.
Jun 23, 2020
Spraying is a vital component to each cropping season. Whether you’re feeding foliar nutrition or managing pest pressure, effective spray applications are key to protecting yields and your operation’s return on investment. There was a time when spraying was reserved for custom applicators. But in
May 28, 2020
Whether we’re talking about corn, beans, cotton or any other crop you might have put out this year, plants are designed to grow. They innately know how to take in water, nutrients and sunlight and take the next steps to reproduce. But if you’re spending money on inputs to help your crops reach thei
Apr 28, 2020
With many farmers still feeling the effects of cold, wet weather, it has been a challenging spring for planting corn thus far across much of the U.S. Because the growing point of corn is below ground from planting all the way to V4 or V5, soil temperature and frost-free days are important guides for
Apr 08, 2020
Start clean, stay clean is an excellent motto to live by when farming. But how do you translate those words into action as planting season approaches? You know all too well that the weed management decisions you make just before and at planting are going to have a significant impact on your yield p
Nov 15, 2019
Brushing up on what it takes to keep weeds from putting a damper on your next crop is always a good idea. Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth are two significant pests you should be scouting for prior to, during, and after planting. Why Are Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Resistant to So Many Herbicides?