About pigweed, Georgia Extension weed scientist Dr. Stanley Culpepper says:
Economic survival will depend on managing the seedbank!!!!That’s on page 30 of a 46 page presentation at the 2010 Beltwide – Consultants Conference, after discussing how rapidly Roundup-Ready seeds have been adopted:
And how the value of advice on weed control during that period rapidly decreased as a direct correlation:
In Georgia, cotton is basically entirely Roundup-Ready monoculture:
So, what to do?
Plow and plant winter cover crops. It works.
And apparently many Georgia cotton producers have been adopting these “new” practices since 2006:
Most. Not all. Yet.