The weed was found in a field in McIntosh County.
Palmer amaranth, a very aggressive weed, has been found in North Dakota for the first time.
Laboratory analysis has confirmed that a plant found in a row-crop field in McIntosh County in southcentral North Dakota is Palmer amaranth.
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Dangerous invader: Palmer amaranth reaches Upper Midwest - AG Week
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North Dakota State University and University of Minnesota Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist, Tom Peters, says waterhemp continues to move north. “Our surveys indicate that waterhemp is the most important weed for farmers south of Fargo/Moorhead,” said Peters. “Beyond that, it depends where you are located. Kochia is important, common ragweed is important, and lambsquarters can be an important weed especially under dry years. But beyond that, I have Palmer amaranth on my list as well.”