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Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Aaron Hager, University of Illinois

Caption: University of Illinois crop sciences professor Aaron Hager is warning Illinois farmers about Palmer amaranth, an invasive weed that can take over farm fields in a season or two.

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