Sorghum is Back

Double Team Sorghum

Welcome sorghum back to your farm.

Prepare to take control of your sorghum crop! Double Team™ Sorghum Cropping Solution with FirstAct™ herbicide empowers you to eliminate profit- and yield-robbing grass weeds in your sorghum crop using a combination of unique trait hybrids with unparalleled over-the-top herbicide control.

What is Double Team Sorghum Cropping Solution?

The Double Team Sorghum Cropping Solution is a collaboration between S&W Seed Co. and ADAMA US designed to provide U.S.-based growers the best sorghum grass weed control available. Double Team is comprised of two components: DT™ Trait sorghum from S&W Seed Co. and FirstAct™ herbicide from ADAMA. Used together, the DT Trait sorghum and FirstAct herbicide give growers unprecedented over-the-top control of common grass weeds that are responsible for reducing yield and profitability.

Double Team Sorghum

Double Team Benefits

Double Team offers sorghum growers a unique set of benefits to maximize grass weed control and boost yields and profits, including:

  • Tolerance trait is non-GMO and provides excellent crop safety
  • Effective control of broad range of grass weeds for cleaner fields and increased yields
  • Rotational flexibility with shorter replant intervals for key crops
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Become a Double Team Grower Today.

Our 3-Step Process Makes it Easy.

Sign Up

Double Team Sorghum

The first step in becoming a Double Team Sorghum grower is to fill our your Partnership Agreement through Agcelerate. This agreement outlines use requirements and, once completed, will issue you your Double Team Use Number needed to order seed.

Order Seed

Once signed up, locate your local dealer and order Double Team Sorghum seed powered by the DT Trait, the first component of the Double Team Sorghum Cropping Solution.

Order Herbicide

Once your Double Team seed is ordered, contact your local crop protection retailer to order your FirstAct herbicide – the second component of the Double Team Sorghum Cropping Solution.

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Grassy Weed Reference Chart

Grass Species% Yield ReductionSources
Johnson Grass100%Bean (1991)
Shattercane80-96%Stahlman and Wicks (2000), Original Veseckt et al (1973)
Longpine Sandbur42%Thompson, Dille, and Peterson (2017), Original Fabrizius (1998)
Yellow Foxtail44%Stahlman and Wicks (2000), Original (Feltner et al (1969b))
Barnyardgrass44%Stahlman and Wicks (2000), Original (B.A. Smith(1990))
Prairie Cupgrass42%Stahlman and Wicks (2000), Original (Stahlman and Northam (1992))
Texas and Brown Panicum80%Garcia et al (2019)

Seeding Rate

If planting in 20 inch rows or less always use the higher rates. Increase seeding rate by 20% if planting is delayed significantly to account for lower tillering rates.

Yield GoalSeed/acre
<80 bu/acre< 4,500 lbs/acre25-30,000
80-125 bu/acre4,000-5,600 lbs/acre40-55,000
125+ bu/acre7,000+ lbs/acre55-70,000