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Cover photo for Vetch - Weed ID Wednesday

Vetch - Weed ID Wednesday

Vetch can be both useful and concerning, depending on how much and where it is growing. It has a …

Cover photo for Plantain - Weed ID Wednesday

Plantain - Weed ID Wednesday

Plantain can be found across pastures, hayfields, yards, and even turf. You may recognize it from it’s long stem …

Cover photo for Dogfennel - Weed ID Wednesday

Dogfennel - Weed ID Wednesday

Have you scouted any of your pastures or hayfields yet? If you haven’t, this week’s weed is the perfect …

Cover photo for Thistle - Weed ID

Thistle - Weed ID

Thistle is hard to miss with it’s large growth pattern and aggressive spines. It will bloom in it’s second …

Cover photo for Milkweed- Weed ID Wednesday

Milkweed- Weed ID Wednesday

If you have been out walking your pastures or hayfields lately, you may have come across some actively growing …

Cover photo for Buttercup - Weed ID Wednesday

Buttercup - Weed ID Wednesday

Are your pastures filled with pretty little yellow flowers right now? While there are different kinds of this weed …

Cover photo for Pasture Management Webinar Series

Pasture Management Webinar Series

Please see the following information on a webinar series being offered on pasture management! This is a great time …

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