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  • 2017
  • May

Grass Carp Is an Option to Control Aquatic Plants

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...
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  • 2017
  • May

Aquatic Plant Spotlight: Longleaf Pondweed

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...
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  • 2016
  • August

Early detection, management practices control pink eye

Recent rains have resulted in early weeds and grasses producing seed heads that can contribute to pink eye.
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  • 2015
  • January

Hog sounder size should determine trap choice

Trapping probably is the most effective feral hog control technique available to most land managers.
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  • 2014
  • December

Monitoring thatch prevents fire creep

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.
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  • 2014
  • November

Herbicides control sandbur infestation

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.
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  • 2014
  • November

Natural materials enable erosion control

Erosion typically starts small and increases over time. Here are some strategies using natural materials to reduce actively eroding gullies.
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  • 2014
  • June

Herbicides control blackberries

June is usually the best month to control blackberries in pastures and rangeland in the Southern Great Plains.
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  • 2014
  • May

Fungicide and host resistance help control pecan scab

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.
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  • 2013
  • January

Research yields findings for greenbrier control

Most ranchers are aware that greenbrier can be a problem in pastures and rangeland, and is hard to control. There are various ideas on how to control greenbrier.
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