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Weeds in the News
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  • Robotic Weeders: To a Farm Near You?

    The growing popularity of robotic weeders for specialty crops has grown partly out of necessity, says Steven Fennimore, an extension specialist at the University of California, Davis. Specialty crops are vegetables like lettuce, broccoli, tomatoes, and onions. more »

  • 5 Tips to Limit Off-Target Dicamba Movement

    Source credit: Westernfarmpress.com Farmers and the agriculture industry can’t stand another year like 2017 in terms of off-target movement of herbicides, especially dicamba products, Bill Johnson says. The Purdue Extension weed control specialist contributed information about limiting off-site movement in … more »

  • Why Europe is Literally Stuck in the Weeds

    Glyphosate, the ubiquitous herbicide, may not really be poison, but it could well be the most politicized substance in Europe. In recent days, a glyphosate controversy has revealed much about the continent’s decision-making processes. more »

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