The MSU Cooperative Extension Service has issued an alert for producers. Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia has been identified in a few fields in Southern Alberta. There have been previous reports from Nebraska, but this is the first confirmation from an area adjacent to Montana. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup and other broad-spectrum herbicides. Read the full article from the MSU Extension News Service HERE.

Contact: Jeannie Olmstead, Extension agent in Toole County (406) 424-8350, olmstead@montana.edu, or Fabian Menalled, MSU Extension Crop Weed Specialist, (406) 994-4783, menalled@montana.edu