Creeping Indigo: Get Ahead of the Problem Now

Creeping Indigo: Get Ahead of the Problem Now

The calendar and thermometer indicate the return of consistent warm weather is arriving soon. With it come forage production for grazing and hay, and the many weeds which create an assortment of problems.  Included is Creeping indigo, Indigofera spicata, a weed with...
Horse Hooves Need Extra Care in Wet Pastures

Horse Hooves Need Extra Care in Wet Pastures

The plentiful rain fall in recent months has a number of benefits. Among these is ample moisture for forage production in pastures and paddocks.  Unfortunately, too much of a good thing (rainwater) can be detrimental, in this case, to the equine population. Thrush,...
Prolific Pokeweed Now Emerging

Prolific Pokeweed Now Emerging

Common pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a perennial weed native of North American frequently found in pastures as well as fence-rows, row crop fields, and wooded areas.  As winter moves to spring, this plant is emerging from its winter dormancy. The recent warm...