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Weeds – live with some, eliminate or control the baddies | The Land



Blue heliotrope, a deep rooted perennial, that if not contained, can be a very difficult weed to eradicate. It is very competitive against pastures and can be poisonous to livestock.

THERE are dozens of different weeds on most properties, especially grazing farms. And certainly one would go broke trying to eliminate all. Best approach, assess which weeds are most damaging, or likely to be if not controlled or eliminated, and which ones can be comfortably lived with, even perhaps with a few occasional reduction strategies.

No two farms will rate weeds in the same control priority. On our property we work hard on some weeds, less on others, and don’t worry about many of them. If you don’t want a potentially troublesome weed (it’s important…

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