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Weeds Week Encourages Long-Term Weed Management Plans

More than 150 farmers and agribusiness professionals took part in Weeds Week events around the state this summer. The 2016 Weeds Week, held July 18-22, was the second year Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has offered the event. The program held at five locations across the state included presentations by ISU Extension and Outreach specialists on weed identification, evaluating herbicide sites of action, and developing long-term, field-specific weed management plans as well as field plot tours. This year’s program included an additional component to help farmers evaluate and plan for successful weed control.

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