Chuck Martin/News Agrology Club members, neighboring farmers and Dusty’s Ag Service employees gathered at Gerry Hagen’s farm on DeVore Road Monday to clear Palmer’s amaranth weeds from his fields before they could reproduce.

MORGAN TOWNSHIP — Farmers took to the field Monday to help another farmer.

A farmer on DeVore Road, Gerry (Dutchman) Hagen, recently found that three soybean fields were infested with Palmer’s amaranth, a member of the pigweed family that is a nuisance in parts of the south and west. It’s classified as a noxious weed in Ohio.

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