NRCS report emphasizes need to control cheatgrass early

By GEORGE PLAVEN, Capital Press

Published on March 1, 2018

Dealing with cheatgrass may be a headache for ranchers across the West, but the earlier they can get it under control, the more it will help improve their bottom line.

That is the conclusion of a new report by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, which estimates the cost of treating invasive grasses such as cheatgrass, medusahead and ventenata at varying levels of infestation. (full article)

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