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August 2, 2011 in Agriculture, Grasslands, Native plants, Prairie, Workshops
The KU Field Station, in conjunction with K-State Research and Extension, is hosting a workshop on the biology and control of Sericea Lespedeza on Thursday, September 1, 2011, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Armitage Education Center, 350 Wild Horse Road, Lawrence. (Map and directions are available here )
Sericea Lespedeza is an exotic, invasive perennial plant that is spreading rapidly and doing damage in northeast Kansas. It threatens the tallgrass prairie ecosystem in many ways including potential impacts on livestock grazing and haying, water quality, wildlife habitat and native plant diversity, and economic stability.
Dr. Walter Fick, Associate Professor ...