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Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jul 17, 2014 01:59 PM CDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (DTN) -- University of Missouri weed scientist Kevin Bradley isn't a short man, but the Palmer amaranth plant in his right hand towered nearly one foot over his head.

"Gain a little respect for the fact that it's taller than I am, and it's got a base that's almost as thick as my arm," Bradley told a group of farmers and ag industry representatives gathered for University of Missouri Extension's annual Pest Management Field Day on July 16. "This is the number one weed to watch for in the Midwest. But at this point in time, I don't ...

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