ne–resurgent crop scourge

Fast-growing weed resurges in Nebraska, other states

A fast-growing weed that can devastate corn and soybean yields has resumed its march across Nebraska and other agriculture-heavy states.Palmer amaranth, long the scourge of cotton-growing states in the South, has been making its way north as seeds hitch rides on harvesting equipment or mingle with cotton seed hulls used for livestock feed.