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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Feb 1, 2013 04:29 PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- It's been 35 years since I first interviewed Marshal McGlamery. I was fresh out of college and my new boss had assigned me to write the first article of my career titled: "How to walk soybeans." My editor later confided that he never expected me to write the story -- it was a joke to put the new kid in her place.

Since no one explained that to me, I dialed up the weed scientist and set an appointment. McGlamery never flinched when I sat down in his office and explained the mission.

"Don't you know ...

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