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Yard and Garden: Autumn Lawn Care

October 11, 2012, 5:26 pm | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Fall is a busy time for gardeners. With so much to do, lawn care is sometimes neglected. However, proper lawn care in fall helps ensure an attractive, healthy lawn next season. Important fall lawn care practices include mowing, fertilizing, controlling broadleaf weeds and raking.


Yard and Garden: Controlling Weeds

May 29, 2014, 8:33 am | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Complete control of weeds in the home lawn or garden is not a practical goal for many homeowners. A more realistic approach is to minimize weed populations through various control measures. Iowa State University horticulturists provide guidance on weed control methods.


Iowa State University Leads Harrison County Project to Combat Weeds Resistant to Herbicides

February 13, 2018, 12:04 pm | Ed Adcock

A team of Harrison County farmers, landowners, agronomists, crop advisers, bankers, seed and chemical company representatives, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists are addressing the increasing threat of herbicide resistant weeds, including Palmer amaranth.