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  • This agronomic photo shows a close up of the kochia weed.

    Mid-Season Tough Weed: Kochia

    All the hard work put into planting can go to waste if the crop faces unchecked competition from tough weeds like kochia. North Dakota State University warns that kochia is extremely competitive and, if left uncontrolled, can result in severe yield loss. At maturity, this weed breaks off at the stem, allowing it to tumble across fields and disperse its seed. One kochia plant can produce as many as 50,000 seeds, so it’s important to…

This agronomic image shows a bean leaf beetle.
This agronomic photo shows frogeye leaf spot on soybean leaves.
This agronomic photo shows a close-up of weeds with the hashtag, "ResistanceFighter."
This agronomic image shows a rain gauge with just over 5” of rainfall from April 26 through May 2, 2017
An agronomic image with corn seedlings begining to sprout.