What makes weeds so difficult to control? Since they grow in such close proximity to crops, methods of control can be challenging to perfect.
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Eric Gallandt, a Professor of Weed Ecology at the University of Maine, shares his work revolutionizing the world of physical weed control.
Weeds have been a problem for farmers since the dawn of agriculture. However, with more technology and information available than ever before, new technology has revolutionized the weeding and planting process.
Physical weeding techniques have seen more advancement in recent years since chemical methods have been shown to be damaging. With emerging robotic technologies, more organic crops can be produced, all while causing less harm to the planet.
Visit https://umaine.edu/weedecology/ to learn more
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