9 tips to suc­cess­ful chem­i­cal­free weed man­age­ment

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Soil test and fer­tilise ac­cord­ingly.

Select adapted species com­bi­na­tions, eg horses and sheep.

Main­tain proper ph.

Use ap­pro­pri­ate seed­ing rates. Con­trol peren­nial weeds prior to seed­ing.

Prac­tice ro­ta­tional graz­ing.

Walk pas­tures to catch emerg­ing weed prob­lems. Con­trol de­vel­op­ing weed prob­lems by hand cut­ting or mow­ing.

Con­sider ren­o­vat­ing pas­tures that are be­gin­ning to de­velop weed prob­lems.

SOURCE: http://host.cals.wisc.edu/ ren­zweed­sci/1996/10/04/weed-con­trolin-pas­tures-with­out-chem­i­cals/

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