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Farmers beware of Palmer amaranth
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 7:14 PM

By Mark Holtsberry

Education specialist Paulding SWCD

A fast growing super weed that has destroyed soybean and cotton fields in southern states is popping up in Ohio. Alarming researchers and agriculture groups who fear its spread the weed is called “Palmer amaranth” and commonly used herbicides such as Roundup have no effect on this weed.