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I saw several thistles in the grove and knew they had to come out fast. We have noxious weed "police" in Iowa and they will pay a visit. Besides, thistles can spread and ruin your pasture...
Some weeds are as tough as iron to get rid of
Radio interview source: Scott Hagood, Extension Weed Specialist, Virginia Tech University Listen here to the radio story mp3 or read below Staying ahead of weeds in the pasture can be a...
You probably have some of these weeds in your lawn, gardens, or pastures. Get rid of them now, so you won't have be overrun next year.
A little cleanup now will go a long way come spring
Interview source: Mike Moechnig, Extension Weed Specialist, South Dakota State University ...
I took a walk through my 22-acre pasture yesterday to see how it was faring in the drought. For the most part, it was a sea of brown. On the south slope were random spike-like weeds jutting up 5 feet...
Everything greens up nicely in the spring – including weeds. Win the war on weeds with a healthy lawn, timing your weed attack, and using control methods.
Radio interview source: Rhonda Ferree, Extension Horticulture Educator, University of Illinois Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Invasive spring weeds are nobody's friend...
Uncle Sam is spying on your farm from overhead. According to the Soil and Water Conservation Society, federal conservation officials are using aerial photography in several states, including Iowa, to...
A whimsical view on this much maligned ground cover
Lots of acreage owners try organic lawn care, but soon they find that going all natural requires more work and expense than they can provide.
Although there's no easy way to banish weeds, there are a few techniques you can use to reclaim your turf -- at the least, you can limit hostile takeovers.