- Author: Guy B Kyser
This article from the Sacramento Bee describes the impact of annual grass weeds on sites in the Great Basin, and argues that herbicides can play a role in salvaging the local ecosystem. Another entry in the category of "Ecology is complicated."
- Author: Lee Allen
- Posted by: Gale Perez
From the Tree Nut Farm Press :: Feb. 17, 2021
Weed management is important even in offseason
Lee Allen | Feb 17, 2021
It's a never-ending task to keep weeds...
If you missed the UC Ag Experts Talk on...
Current Challenges for Avocado Weed Management
Sonia Rios, UC Cooperative Extension Area Subtropical Horticultural Advisor, Riverside County
the recording is now available: https://youtu.be/7zFFeJWGvyE.
UC Ag Experts Talk website: https://ucanr.edu/sites/ucexpertstalk/
Best Management Practices for Non-Chemical Weed Control
This manual provides comprehensive descriptions of 21 commonly used non-chemical weed control techniques and of biological control agents for 18 weed species/species groups that will help you as a practitioner treat weeds more effectively.
Authors of each chapter have compiled research and on-the-ground knowledge of subject experts on tools and methods of application, as well as on efficacy of techniques under various environmental conditions and across different classes of invasive plants. Environmental, cultural, and human safety risks are also highlighted to help support safe and effective use of...
Thanks to Jim Farrar for sharing the announcement below. There are talks on CHEATGRASS and VENTENATA on Feb. 26.
SCIENCEx Invasive Species webinars
US Forest Service is hosting a week-long series of webinars on invasive pests: https://www.fs.fed.us/research/sciencex-webinars/
When: February 22-26, 2021 :: 12:30-1:30 Pacific / 1:30-2:30 Mountain / 2:30-3:30 Central / 3:30-4:30...