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Croftonweed or thoroughwort is expanding its range in Marin County

ageratina adenophora3

Croftonweed (also called thoroughwort) goes by the scientific name Ageratina adenophora or Eupatorium adenophorum. It is native to Mexico and has been introduced to a number of areas around the...

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 11:33 AM

Australian weeds

A little something Brad Hanson shared with us...   Australia town consumed by 'hairy panic' weed This is to follow up on Guy's Russian thistle...

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:26 AM

Turfgrass: To Keep or Not to Keep?

Figure 1. Turf where water was turned off

After four years of drought, turfgrass has taken a beating. Some people have turned off the water—the turf has turned into a few patches of grass, but mostly weeds, if anything is growing at...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:51 AM

Continuation of organic herbicide ‘Suppress’ story in Southern California

'Suppress' organic herbicide

When Richard Smith tells you that he is impressed with efficacy of an organic herbicide you better take notice. Richard shared his results on this blog site last year and showed good weed control...

Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1:20 PM

Fennimore honored by California Weed Science Society

Rick Miller, left, presents award to Steve Fennimore. Photo by Todd Fitchette

From the UC ANR Report blog :: 2/1/2016   Fennimore honored by weed society Steve Fennimore, UC ANR Cooperative Extension weed specialist based in Salinas, was honored by California Weed...

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 8:33 AM

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