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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: PSA on grass and weed management


Vegetation management for me is almost like the old adage “it’s a blessing and a curse,” but more like both a curse and a curse.

If I apply the full weight of my efforts, I cannot get the good grasses and plants to grow, and I can’t get the bad ones to die either.

This is both a shame and a frustration, especially on my 60 acres of gravel and gumbo, with little to no topsoil and a tendency toward saline seep, 60 acres that have been used and abused over the last 100-plus years by previous owners and sometimes us.

It would be easy to blame the domestic plants dying on the fact th...

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