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palmer amaranth

This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on glyphosate labeling, Palmer and waterhemp management at harvest, Mid-Atlantic Crop School registration, 2019 Fusarium head blight screening, Wheat variety selections for head blight management, Stalk rot of...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on cover cropping for extreme weather, palmer amaranth, lawyer and insurance agents for farms, soybean research, farm employees and volunteers, sulfur deficiency in corn, cover crop sign-up, farm...More info

Palmer Amaranth in Maryland

Palmer amaranth, Amaranthus palmeri, is a new invasive weed in the pigweed family that has become a major challenge for farmers across the U.S. for much of the last decade. Native to the Sonora Desert of Arizona and Northern Mexico, Palmer amaranth is well adapted to the hot Maryland summers. It...
This edition contains updates on local programming including Agronomy Day, Equine Workshops, pesticide recertificaiton and palmer amaranth!More info
This edition contains information about crop budgets; delayed corn planting; wheat scab; mosquito control; weed control; corn leaf beetle; palmer amaranth; and sidewall compaction.More info
In this edition we have pesticide recertification dates, Lower Shore Agronomy Day, and a Palmer Amaranth identification guide.More info
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