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Keys to Sustainably Managing Herbicide-Resistant Waterhemp


Waterhemp and herbicide resistance are synonymous with one another. It’s a circumstance that continues to grow and challenge more acres each year.

Getting a handle on herbicide-resistant waterhemp is easier said than done. It requires a long-term commitment to eradication and a diversified mix of management practices. Listen in as Nick Hustedde, technical service manager for FMC, walks through the different approaches and strategies that need to be considered by growers who currently find themselves facing a population of herbicide-resistant waterhemp or could in the future. As Hustedde puts it, the whole ball of wax is critical to sustainably managing this issue.


Engenia herbicide and XtendiMax herbicide are Restricted Use Pesticides. Always read and follow all directions, precautions and restrictions for use. Some products may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Xyway LFR and Xyway 3D fungicides may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your local FMC retailer or representative for details and availability in your state. FMC, LFR and Xyway are trademarks of FMC Corporation or an affiliate. Engenia is a trademark of BASF Corporation. XtendiMax is a trademark of Bayer Group. © 2022 FMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 21-FMC-2433 01/22