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Purging the spurge in Manitoba

Most farmers are well aware of leafy spurge. This invasive perennial plant was accidentally introduced to North America in the early 1800s. Today, according to the 2010 leafy spurge Economic Impact Assessment (www.leafyspurge.ca) this invasive plant costs the Manitoba economy over $40 million a year with over 1.2 million acres infested. The Stanley Soil Management