Mile-a-minute weed is an invasive species in the Polygonaceae (smartweed) family that is native to Asia. The weed was confirmed at a site in Iowa on July 19.
Common mullein is also known as Jacob’s staff, flannel leaf, velvet plant, velvet dock, or flannel plant. Originally from Europe, it was first reported in North America in the mid-1700s […]
It is well known that herbicides can manage perennial invasive weed species; however, a single application of most herbicides provides only short-term efficacy (one- or two-year suppression). These perennials are […]
Just as the weather warms, they pop their ugly heads out of hiding. But thank goodness they do, because now is the best time to find them so they can […]
Is it possible to predict which nonnative plant species will become invasive weeds and when? According to research featured in the journal Invasive Plant Science and Management, the answer is […]
The new Pennsylvania Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act will help protect your farm or property from some newer invasive noxious weeds.
It’s no secret that globalization, aided by climate change, is helping invasive species gain a foothold across the planet. What came as something of a surprise to Virginia Tech researchers […]
A recent increase in the spread of cogongrass has landowners scrambling to find ways to stop this invasive plant. There are ways to combat cogongrass, with positive identification and persistent […]
Ventenata and Medusahead are invasive grasses that have been identified in parts of Wyoming and are now slowly spreading east. While neither has been identified in Nebraska, we need to […]
Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is a concept to identify potential invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive is taking place. An integrated pest […]