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Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is native to eastern Asia and has been introduced to North America for controlling aquatic plants in impoundments. With unlimited food, it can grow relatively...
As if to add insult to injury, drought conditions make weed control even more challenging and important than usual. Weeds compete for light, nutrients, space and, most importantly during a drought, water.
Longleaf pondweed (Potamogeton nodosus) is a native, perennial aquatic plant common to the Southern Great Plains. It is rooted and typically does not grow in water more than about 5 feet deep. It has...
Recent rains have resulted in early weeds and grasses producing seed heads that can contribute to pink eye.
Trapping probably is the most effective feral hog control technique available to most land managers.
Fire creep in the context of prescribed burning can be defined as unnoticed smoldering of plant material that is thought to be extinguished. The buildup of thatch along the fireline can cause fire to "creep" across the firebreak, which can result in an escaped fire.
I've had more calls on sandbur control in 2014 than I can ever remember. While it is obviously too late to do anything about them this year, plans can be made for next year.
Erosion typically starts small and increases over time. Here are some strategies using natural materials to reduce actively eroding gullies.
June is usually the best month to control blackberries in pastures and rangeland in the Southern Great Plains.
One of the most damaging diseases in pecans is pecan scab, caused by the fungus Fusicladium effusum. It infects actively growing tissue, such as stems, leaves and nut shucks, when temperatures are above 70 degrees Fahrenheit and relative humidity is above 90 percent.