Latest Weed Stories

2010-12-08 00:00:41

Witchweed is an invasive plant that has crippled key segments of the agricultural industry in countries around the globe. But an aggressive eradication program has reduced infested U.S. acres by more than 99 percent.

2010-11-03 00:00:42

Cranberry Crops Thrive with Effective Weed Control Weeds are a common threat to the colorful cranberries that herald the holiday season. But “spotters,” wick wipers and other techniques can be used to manage weeds effectively and protect the annual harvest.

2010-08-20 09:32:00

ALBANY, Minn., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Reum, CEO of Master Mark Plastics, today announced his endorsement and support for the Weed Out Hate Initiative.

2010-08-19 09:01:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Grandy, CEO of Easy Gardener, Inc., today announced his official endorsement of the "Weed Out Hate" initiative.

2010-06-22 11:35:09

A few sturdy species of weed are proving to be a fair fight for Roundup weed killer.

2010-05-05 11:49:09

Using herbicides to sterilize rather than to kill weedy grasses might be a more economical and environmentally sound weed control strategy, according to a study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and a cooperator.

2010-04-29 08:19:06

A weed calculator developed by an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist tells ranchers the number of additional cows they could raise if they eliminated one or two widespread exotic invasive weeds.

2010-04-14 12:41:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Organo-Lawn is proud to introduce One Earth Weed Control, a 100% organic selective post-emergent weed control and fertilizer application.

2010-01-05 20:28:06

In what amounted to a kind of census of sweet corn grown for processing, three years of data from 175 fields in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota shed light on what works and what doesn't.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]