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FARGO — A growing problem is creeping up among crops throughout North Dakota and Minnesota.

Some weeds have become resistant to the herbicides used to control them.


In some parts of the country, growers have lost their farms because they didn’t act in time and the weeds got so out of hand, said Rich Zollinger, North Dakota State University Extension Service weed specialist.

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Tracy Frank
Tracy Frank is a SheSays, Variety, and Farmer's Forum reporter for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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