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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Thu Sep 5, 2013 08:25 PM CDT

MONHEIM, Germany (DTN) -- Bayer CropScience announced major new investments in agriculture Sept. 5 during their annual press conference in Monheim, Germany. However, it was two Palmer amaranth plants that stole the show.

Liam Condon, Bayer CropScience CEO, had the towering male and female plants brought on stage during his presentation. Raised from seed in the Bayer greenhouses in a few short weeks' time, the weeds raised more than a few eyebrows from the journalists that gathered from around the world.

"The single biggest challenge we have on the herbicide side (of the business) is dealing with the weed resistance ...

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