Palmer amaranth continues to spread in Nebraska


Palmer amaranth continues to spread in Nebraska

The problematic weed Palmer amaranth continues to spread in Nebraska.

“Palmer amaranth is a growing threat for our corn and soybean producers in the state of Nebraska, particularly in eastern and west-central parts of the state,” says Amit Jhala, Extension weed specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “We are seeing a lot more Palmer compared with what it used to be before three or four years ago.”

Palmer amaranth is a very aggressive weed that has developed resistance to several groups of herbicides, including glyphosate.

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