Management of weeds in hay and forages is an important task in agriculture. Research, knowledge and planning are the best defenses a farmer can have in the ongoing control and management of invasive species.
This portal contains:
- An educational video, presented by Matt Booher, Virginia Cooperative Extension, covering:
- Weed identification
- Management resource guides
This portal will give you a deeper understanding of how to identify common weeds in Virginia, herbicide use and application suggestions. This portal is appropriate for producers or anyone needing information and resources to manage pasture and forages.
Listen to Matt Booher as he discusses weed identification, seasonality, and management.
M.S. 2009 Agronomy- Forages. Colorado State University.
B.S. 2004 Agronomy. Pennsylvania State University.
2012- Extension Agent.
2010-2012 Area Agronomist. Rockingham Cooperative, VA.
2008-2010 Research Assistant. Colorado State University, CO.
2004-2008 Field Representative. Rockingham Cooperative, VA.
- Resource Guides
These resources and more can be found on the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council's website: www.vaforages.org
- Additional Resources
American Forage and Grassland Council - Website
Native Warm-season Forage Resource Center - Website
Weed ID and Management - Blog article, written by Matt Booher
Virginia Forage and Grassland Council - Website
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Natural Resources Website
West Virginia Pasture, Hay and Forage - Website
West Virginia Forage and Grassland Council - Website
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