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Yard and Garden: Add Butterfly Weed to Spring Landscape Plans

January 14, 2015, 3:11 pm | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

When temperatures are cold outside, it’s the perfect time to plan spring plantings. Include butterfly weed, a pretty, low maintenance perennial, in those plans to add significant beauty and value to a lawn. For maximum growth and beauty, specific growing procedures should be followed. Read more about Yard and Garden: Add Butterfly Weed to Spring Landscape Plans

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Stopping the Spread of Palmer Amaranth, An Aggressive, Competitive Weed View Edit Track

August 15, 2016, 3:25 pm | Robert Hartzler, Brian Meyer

Palmer amaranth is an invasive weed that is native to the southwestern United States. Over the last three years, however, the weed has made its way into Iowa and has been identified in at least nine counties, most recently in Madison, Clayton, Washington and Crawford counties. Read more about Stopping the Spread of Palmer Amaranth, An Aggressive, Competitive Weed View Edit Track

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Herbicide Research Field Day Showcases Current ISU Research

May 5, 2017, 10:57 am | Micheal Owen

A Herbicide Research Program Field Day will be held June 22 at the Curtiss Farm (2219 520th Avenue) in Ames, Iowa. The field day, which has occurred since 1982, is an event that allows the weed science program at Iowa State to demonstrate its research to the public. Read more about Herbicide Research Field Day Showcases Current ISU Research

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Herbicide Resistant Weed Concerns Shown in Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll

February 8, 2018, 11:13 am | J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr., Grant Wall

The 2017 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll surveyed Iowa farmers to ask them if they have herbicide resistant weeds in their fields, to learn about perspectives on the manageability of major weeds, and to measure their level of concern about herbicide resistance. Read more about Herbicide Resistant Weed Concerns Shown in Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll

Iowa State University Leads Harrison County Project to Combat Weeds Resistant to Herbicides

February 13, 2018, 12:04 pm | Ed Adcock

A team of Harrison County farmers, landowners, agronomists, crop advisers, bankers, seed and chemical company representatives, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists are addressing the increasing threat of herbicide resistant weeds, including Palmer amaranth. Read more about Iowa State University Leads Harrison County Project to Combat Weeds Resistant to Herbicides

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