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When pressure rises how will you take action? Trust Cargill’s experts to help you identify weed pressures and recommend a mix of tools, techniques and treatments to cut through the chaos and get you back on track. Use the tool below to select your worst weed villain. Then review our suggestions to try in your field. Reach out to your Cargill rep for more info.

Lamb’s Quarters

DIFFICULTY RATING

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Medium

SUPERPOWER

A super competitor! Lamb’s quarters is one of the most common and widespread weed foes in western Canada.

DESCRIPTION

This annual produces 70,000 or more seeds per plant, is ultra-competitive and capable of adversely affecting all crop yields as a result. Expect flushes both early and late in the growing season.

HOW TO DEFEAT THIS VILLAIN

Crop Choice

You can control lamb’s quarters in most crops, but cereals provide the best opportunity.

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HERBICIDE

For in-crop control:

  • Spring wheat: Axial® Xtreme iPak
  • Wheat and barley: Cirpreme™ XC, Paradigm™, Pixxaro™, Prestige™ XC, Stellar™ XL, Infinity FX, Travallas™, Curtail® M, Buctril® M
  • Canola: Roundup Transorb® HC, Liberty®
  • Peas: Viper® ADV
  • Soybeans: Viper ADV

Watchout: Lamb’s quarters has shown resistance to Group 2 chemistry.

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SECRET WEAPON

It’s no secret. There are many herbicide options for battling this competitor.

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CONTROL TIMING

Control at both pre-seed and in-crop. Because its greatest flush occurs at the beginning of the growing season, lamb’s quarters is a prime target for pre-seed control.

For pre-seed or pre-emergent burndown on wheat, barley, oats, peas, lentils, or soybeans use Heat® LQ. 

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Always read and follow label directions.

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