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

by Wade Givens, Ph.D.

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

Apr 28, 2020

by Wade Givens, Ph.D.

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

Nov 15, 2019

by Wade Givens, Ph.D.

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?