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Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jun 19, 2015 09:26 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.

TACKLING WEEDS TOGETHER

It takes a village to stop herbicide-resistant weeds. According to a Weed Science Society of America press release, community cooperation has helped some Arkansas farmers control aggressive herbicide-resistant populations of Palmer amaranth far better than relying on individual efforts. With help from extension specialists, farmers on the eastern side of Clay County, Arkansas, banded together a few years ago and implemented a group policy of zero tolerance for Palmer amaranth weed escapes. In addition to pre-emergence and ...

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