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Weed pressure above average for Western Corn Belt farmers

Some Western Corn Belt producers say delayed planting and drought have created additional weed pressure.

Northeast Nebraska farmer Anne Meis tells Brownfield she’s seen an increase in water hemp and pigweeds this year. “We have gone back to the drawing board several times on what products to use to control weeds in our soybeans.  In order for those chemicals to work, you need to have the right growing conditions and we didn’t have them.

Weed pressure above average for Western Corn Belt farmers

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