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Weed Control on Prevent Plant Acres (July 2019)

Dr. Aaron Hager, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois specializing in weeds, discusses weed pressure on prevent plant acres. He says waterhemp, marestail, and giant ragweed are 4 to 5 feet tall in Illinois and another burndown application will likely be ineffective at this point in the season.  He discusses other options available to farmers to reduce weed seed banks for 2020 and beyond.


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