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Keep Common Groundsel Uncommon!

Seedling Groundsel

As you're thinking about winter weed management in alfalfa production, keep in mind the need for common groundsel control. Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) is highly toxic to livestock at all growth...

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Tags: alfalfa (36), groundsel (2), weed (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Watch out for fiddleneck and groundsel in livestock feed - Toxic Weeds in Alfalfa

Fiddleneck, Amsinckia spp., S. Orloff

Fiddleneck is everywhere this year, and common groundsel is common too! As winter annuals, these weeds are early-season plants.  They tend to be shallow rooted, and do best in wet...

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 9:49 AM
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