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Waiting for Spring? There is plenty of time to learn more about Palmer amaranth

Palmer amaranth in southern Illinois. Photo: Robert Bellm This article detailing the Palmer Amaranth Summit was written by Communications specialist Dana D’Amico was originally posted on the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants & Pests Center website. Tracking Palmer amaranth in Minnesota Palmer amaranth in Minnesota started with just one pathway of spread – a single company…

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Take a proactive approach to managing Palmer amaranth in Minnesota crop production fields

Jeff Gunsolus, Extension weed scientist Palmer amaranth in Yellow Medicine County. Early detection and eradication of Palmer amaranth will pay you dividends in reduced management costs. Differentiating Palmer amaranth from the other common amaranth species is challenging. However, because Palmer amaranth and tall waterhemp are biologically similar, you can approach this challenge with the weed…

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Palmer Amaranth Found in Jackson County

Palmer Amaranth Found in Jackson County MDA investigating source of invasive weed St. Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is investigating the source of a Palmer amaranth plant found growing in Jackson County. In early September, a farmer noticed a suspicious weed in the first few rows of a soybean field adjacent…

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Crop & Pest Report – North Dakota State University

August 30, 2018 No. 16 Inside this Issue… Chlorpyrifos Update …………………. 1 New Soybean Gall Midge Found in other States ………………………. 2 2018 IPM Survey Results – Small Grain ………………………………… 2 Cover Crop Field Day NDSU Campus …………………………….. 7 NDSU 2018 Soybean IDC Scores Available …………………………… 8 Recommendations for Planting Winter Wheat – 2018 ………….…

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News Release: Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Douglas County

Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Douglas County MDA Investigation Leads to New County Find St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed today a new Palmer amaranth find in Douglas County. The invasive weed has now been detected in four Minnesota counties: Douglas, Lyon, Todd, and Yellow Medicine. The Douglas County infestation was found through…

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Palmer Amaranth Found In Todd County

MDA Investigating the Source of the Seed, Planning Eradication Efforts The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed a new Palmer amaranth infestation in a conservation planting – this time in Todd County. The MDA is investigating where the Palmer amaranth seed came from; however, officials believe the weed is limited to specific planting sites.…

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Is P. amaranth becoming more aggressive?

WASHINGTON — Palmer amaranth is widely considered to be one of the most damaging and difficult to control agricultural weeds in North America. A lot of time and attention has been devoted to herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth and the significant yield losses it can produce. Research featured in the journal Weed Science, though, shows other “life…

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November Weed of the Month: Palmer Amaranth

Monika Chandler, Minnesota Department of Agriculture November’s Weed of the Month is Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). This fast growing weed has developed resistance to multiple herbicide modes of action so it is difficult to control. Palmer amaranth produces a lot of seed, up to 250,000 per plant, and is highly competitive. It spreads quickly and…

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