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Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Sep 4, 2014 06:19 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Chris Peters and his father Greg work hard to keep their acres free of the resistant waterhemp escapes that dot nearby soybean fields where they farm in southeastern Nebraska.

"We try to mix up modes of action with our herbicides, but it can get confusing," Chris noted. "Different names don't necessarily mean different modes of action."

Farmers like the Peters face a mind-boggling list of labels and names when it comes time to select herbicides. Each herbicide product has a brand name, an active ingredient name, and membership within a specific chemical family. Herbicides are also ...

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