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With well over 200 in attendance, the Roy J. Smith Barnyardgrass Workshop was held at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart, Ark., on March 9.

“What’s really driving concern is the current lack of options to deal with barnyardgrass in rice,” said Bob Scott, University of Arkansas weed scientist. “It seems that somehow, no matter what we do, barnyardgrass continues to be our biggest weed problem.”

About the Author(s)

David Bennett

Associate Editor, Delta Farm Press

David Bennett, associate editor for Delta Farm Press, is an Arkansan. He worked with a daily newspaper before joining Farm Press in 1994. Bennett writes about legislative and crop related issues in the Mid-South states.

Forrest Laws

Forrest Laws spent 10 years with The Memphis Press-Scimitar before joining Delta Farm Press in 1980. He has written extensively on farm production practices, crop marketing, farm legislation, environmental regulations and alternative energy. He resides in Memphis, Tenn. He served as a missile launch officer in the U.S. Air Force before resuming his career in journalism with The Press-Scimitar.

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