Cooperative
Extension
Service


University of Illinois
at
Urbana-Champaign


No. 19/August 1, 1997

Identifying Pigweeds and Controlling Waterhemp

Pigweed species are now in reproductive stages, so it is easier to identify than when they are in the seedling stage. Pigweed Identification, a Pictorial Guide to the Common Pigweeds of the Great Plains, S-80, is available for $1.50 per copy plus tax and shipping from KSU Cooperative Extension Service, Distribution Center, 16 Umberger Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-3406.

Waterhemp management is a common topic of conversation. Waterhemp Management in Agronomic Crops, X-855 is available for $2.00 per copy plus tax and shipping from ACES/ITCS (Vocational Agriculture Services), 1401 South Maryland, Urbana, IL 6l801.

Marshal McGlamery and Aaron Hager, Department of Crop Sciences, (217)333-4424