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Much Ado About Weeds

What makes a weed a weed? A dandelion by any other name would smell as sweet. Shakespeare references aside, the ways we deal with weeds can have big impacts on local wildlife. 339 more words

Effect of Cassia siamea and Gliricidia sepium leaf in controlling weed of transplanted aman rice on the Madhupur tract of Bangladesh - IJAAR

Mohammad Nasir, Sharif Ahmed, Md. Mahbub Hassan

Research Associate, Second Crop Diversication Project, Department of Agricultural Extension, Jessore, Bangladesh

PhD Research Scholar, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh… 318 more words


Frogs and Herbicides: A Gut Feeling

Dr. Sarah Knutie led a study to explore whether a commonly-used herbicide affects the gut microbes of frogs and if the gut microbes could mediate the effect of the herbicide on infection risk by the amphibian chytrid fungus. 881 more words


Tips for rye termination after a short growing season

ICYMI – A recent article from Iowa Farmer Today highlights tips from ISU Extension and Outreach for terminating a rye cover crop following a reduced growing season. 151 more words

Bromegrass down under

I’ve said this before (I think I have):  rotation, rotation, rotation.  The best herbicide? Rotation.  Best insecticide? Rotation.  Best fungicide? Rotation.

This video is from the GRDC and it is about bromegrass.  48 more words


"Not a blade of grass left standing"

“Not a blade of grass left standing.” This wasn’t a  description of an environmental calamity, but rather the sales pitch for Gramevin, the trade name for a herbicide sold by Shell Chemicals. 106 more words


Could DoC's recent poisoning of the Coromandel have anything to do with Whangamatā's bee die off this week?

If you check this map* of DoC’s recent pest treatment of the Coromandel that included 1080 drops, the Otahu block which was part of that, is right below Whangamatā. 1,126 more words