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Turfgrass: To Keep or Not to Keep?

Figure 1. Turf where water was turned off

After four years of drought, turfgrass has taken a beating. Some people have turned off the water—the turf has turned into a few patches of grass, but mostly weeds, if anything is growing at...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:51 AM

Continuation of organic herbicide ‘Suppress’ story in Southern California

'Suppress' organic herbicide

When Richard Smith tells you that he is impressed with efficacy of an organic herbicide you better take notice. Richard shared his results on this blog site last year and showed good weed control...

Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1:20 PM

Fennimore honored by California Weed Science Society

Rick Miller, left, presents award to Steve Fennimore. Photo by Todd Fitchette

From the UC ANR Report blog :: 2/1/2016   Fennimore honored by weed society Steve Fennimore, UC ANR Cooperative Extension weed specialist based in Salinas, was honored by California Weed...

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 8:33 AM

Cover cropping tunnel post rows helps in soil and weed management

Weeds in bare ground post rows

Plasticulture tunnels are the norm for several multimillion dollar crops such as raspberries and flowers. They are not permanent structures and are don't have to comply with the standard runoff...

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 8:00 AM

2016 National Invasive Species Awareness Week - Webinars

From Chuck Bargeron of University of Georgia Extension, via the Aliens list serve.  Apologies for cross-posting.    2016 National Invasive Species Awareness Week -...

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 6:23 PM

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