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  • 2011
  • October

Herbicide Management During Drought

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.
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  • 2015
  • July

Summer weed management promotes healthy pastures

If early-season weeds are not controlled, they will compete with desirable forages for space, nutrients, moisture and sunlight.
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  • 2015
  • April

Proper management increases weed control success

A well-managed and properly stocked pasture should not need herbicides every year. A little time spent scouting may save you a lot of unnecessary time and money on spraying when your weed population is not high enough to justify it.
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  • 2011
  • October

Watch Out for These Weeds in Drought

With the drought-induced import of vast quantities of hay into Oklahoma and Texas from neighboring states and beyond, there is a risk that invasive weeds will be brought in with that hay.
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  • 2011
  • October

Looking Ahead at 2012 Sprayer Needs

Timing is critical for effective weed control using herbicides. Although there aren't enough hours in the day for them to cover all the acres that need to be sprayed each spring and summer.
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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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  • 2013
  • July

Wise management practices improve soil quality

Surface soil produces our food and is vital for life. This precious resource is often called "skin of the Earth" and, just like skin, it is important to protect and maintain its quality.
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  • 2012
  • February

Control Thistles During Winter

When thistles bolt and begin to flower each spring, folks who want to control them call the Noble Research Institute. By the time they call, however, it is usually too late in the season. Once thistles become reproductive, they are much harder to control and may have already produced viable seed.
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  • 2012
  • August

Inventory Weeds Now for Control Next Year

Summer is a good time to identify problem weeds and work out a weed-control plan for the following year.
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  • 2006
  • April

Top 7 Reasons Pasture Weed Control Programs Don't Work

This month, I want to identify and briefly discuss the top seven reasons I see that pasture weed control programs don't work as well as they should.
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