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Jul 17, 2019 | 17:57 1 For me it’s this one! Scentless Chamomile. I pull it and burn any I see on my land and along most roads that border my fields. It’s like a war to me and has been raging for almost 20 years. In most cases I have kept it under control but I see so many guys just ignore it. Big ego guys that drive up to their fields for a look but never see the weed right beside them. It’s almost like it’s beneath them to bend over and pull it out. If you ignore it it doesn’t take long until it’s spread all over and it’s ugly! Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 17, 2019 | 18:24 2 In my yard it’s burdock, fields hawks beard, and Jap Brome. Don’t have a lot of Hawks Beard, but have some JB. It’s a high cost one to control, as Simplicity is the only way to control it cereals. I guess Varro does also. So chem companies soak us for a one wed control chemical .... it’s nicley priced at $17.50 ac.
    It only $4.50 ac for control of it with Assure ll I’m pulses. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 18:32 3 Storks bill Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 18:32 4 Kochia and cleavers Reply With Quote
    farmaholic's Avatar Jul 17, 2019 | 18:34 5 I don't discriminate, "all of them". Reply With Quote

  • Jul 17, 2019 | 18:56 6 Leafy Spurge and Camomile. Lots of guys around here are oblivious to Camomile, even seed growers. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 19:02 7 Hawkes beard and Japanese brome, Giant burdock in pastures. Reply With Quote
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    Jul 17, 2019 | 19:11 8 I've got a hate on for sow thistle likely because my dad did too and used to give me a sack and tell me to go pick it out of the headlands.

    From a hard to control standpoint toadflax and quack grass. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 19:20 9 Its just to bad the Noxious Weed Act isn't followed,but in the case of chamomile the biggest culprits are Dept of Highways, RM's and towns. No rules for them guy's! Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 17, 2019 | 19:27 10 Wild oats and kochia. Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 17, 2019 | 20:04 11
    Quote Originally Posted by TASFarms View Post
    Wild oats and kochia.
    2x with a vengeance Reply With Quote
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    Jul 17, 2019 | 20:10 12 Chamomile for me too is my most hated weed but I keep some hate out for all of them. Sight of daisies drive me crazy. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 20:51 13 Burdock and bull thistle. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 21:01 14 Round leave mallow, cleavers and G2 resistant mustard. I fight mustard in my sleep. Reply With Quote
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  • Partners's Avatar Jul 17, 2019 | 21:41 15 Kochia and wild millet. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 21:51 16 Justin Trudeau Reply With Quote

  • Jul 17, 2019 | 22:05 17
    Quote Originally Posted by furrowtickler View Post
    Justin Trudeau
    Shit !
    Was just lookin for a pic of dipshit and was gonna post it Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 22:07 18 What's with the hate on burdock in pastures? Our animals love it. If they are not accustomed to eating it put some male animals on it early in the spring as they crave something in it - bulls, steers, rams, billy-goats or whatever you have. Once they've learned they will teach the rest to eat it. Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 22:10 19 Wild oats , kochia
    Hawksbeard horsetail cleavers.
    That order
    30 40 years ago
    It was quackgrass wild oats green foxtail Canada thistle Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 22:28 20 I'm with Jazz. Round leafed mallow and cleavers. Field horsetail is a tough one too. Foxtail barley is always present but we do give it a free ride some years.

    Cleavers can be decimated in the field but will re-infest from field margins and slough edges the minute you turn your back Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 22:51 21
    Quote Originally Posted by grassfarmer View Post
    What's with the hate on burdock in pastures? Our animals love it. If they are not accustomed to eating it put some male animals on it early in the spring as they crave something in it - bulls, steers, rams, billy-goats or whatever you have. Once they've learned they will teach the rest to eat it.
    Are you talking about Great Burdock or Common Burdock? Reply With Quote
    Jul 17, 2019 | 23:19 22 Chamomile is nasty. Toadflax comes and goes here but not as big of an issue with zero tillage and better herbicide regimes. Hemp nettle my dark companion is a pain. Worst weed by far poplars. Reply With Quote
    blackpowder's Avatar Jul 17, 2019 | 23:25 23 All good candidates.
    But the most grief and lost money over my career would always be wild oats. Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 18, 2019 | 00:40 24
    Quote Originally Posted by WiltonRanch View Post
    Worst weed by far poplars.
    I second that, poplars cause the most economic damaga around here. What other weed can drastically reduce crop yield in a 50 foot radius from a single specimen? Reply With Quote
    Jul 18, 2019 | 05:30 25
    Quote Originally Posted by rumrocks View Post
    Are you talking about Great Burdock or Common Burdock?
    Both - although befitting it's name the common is more common.

    The one weed in our pastures that cows won't eat is American licorice. In recent days I've seen some affected by some type of smut so perhaps there is a natural control method for it. Reply With Quote
    Jul 18, 2019 | 05:33 26 wild buckwheat. bad in liberty canola.

    By the way how do the railways look in your area? They sterilized the shoulders of the lines a couple years ago, and as i predicted, full of canada thistle now, polluting all adjacent farm fields. Reply With Quote
    farmaholic's Avatar Jul 18, 2019 | 06:52 27
    Quote Originally Posted by MBgrower View Post
    wild buckwheat. bad in liberty canola.

    By the way how do the railways look in your area? They sterilized the shoulders of the lines a couple years ago, and as i predicted, full of canada thistle now, polluting all adjacent farm fields.
    In some places that ingenious move leached(ran off) onto the farmland, but it just might have been their right of way to start with.

    I forecasted exactly what you described. Instead of those lazy ****en bastards mowing the right of way they chose sterilization. Last mower I seen being used for cutting the right of way was a sickle mower! Really! In this day and age! Why not use a flail or gyro? And the ****ing crossing planks they replace are left to rot and catch snow in a pile at the crossings. There is even pieces of cut out rail at one crossing where a low boy trailer snagged and bent the rail. And a whole section length assembly of two rails a ties that were used to put the train back on the track where it derailed about 10 -15 years ago.....they blamed the RM for filling in the crossing with snow and it packing in! Edit in: that excess snow at the crossing was a direct result of them NOT mowing their right of way. How do you do a decent job of mowing with a pile of crossing planks at the intersection of the municipal road and railway.....geniuses!!!!!! The RM did the best job it could clearing the snow that was there because of their negligence.

    Lazy ****en assholes and book smart practically stupid management!!!!!!

    So party on weeds....it will be the first thing to re-establish on the right of way

    Sorry for " derailing" and getting "off track" in this tread.
    Last edited by farmaholic; Jul 18, 2019 at 07:16.
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    Jul 18, 2019 | 07:03 28 My worst weeds ....... couple of my neighbours.
    That have weeds the University wouldn’t be able to identify. Reply With Quote
    Jul 18, 2019 | 07:09 29
    Quote Originally Posted by MBgrower View Post
    wild buckwheat. bad in liberty canola.

    By the way how do the railways look in your area? They sterilized the shoulders of the lines a couple years ago, and as i predicted, full of canada thistle now, polluting all adjacent farm fields.

    1. Wonder how they were allowed to do that sterilization-what a kill- wonder what chemical was used? And now thistle?

    2. Seems erosion will also be a factor as well as the thistles. Just saying because last week we saw the first washed-out rail beds from weekend storm. Reply With Quote
    blackpowder's Avatar Jul 18, 2019 | 07:34 30 Not sure what CP used but everything still dead here after a couple years. Reply With Quote