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Pitch a Complete Game
Mon May 20, 2013 12:03 PM CDT

For some, a weed-control program is like the seventh-inning stretch. The continuous glyphosate program is starting to tire. For others, it's like the bottom of the ninth and the bases are loaded with marestail and waterhemp. There are two outs, and the score is tied with a full count on the batter, Palmer amaranth. The weed is looking for a glyphosate fastball again, so it's a smart, strategic move to throw a "changeup" to fool this tough opponent.

Rotating modes of action in the herbicide bullpen will keep weed plant genes guessing, but ...

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