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Invasive Plant Field Day at Homeplace attended by 35+ people
Attendees learn that many botanical invaders arrived here as early as the early 1800's, often by landscaping companies, frequently by hitching a ride. There are control measures for about all these Invasive Plants ranging from chemical treatments to cutting prior to seed maturation.
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By Billy Joe Fudge, President, Homeplace on Green River
The over 35 people in attendance at the Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Invasive Plant Field Day at Homeplace were fully informed by professionals from the Kentucky Division of Forestry, Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, Natural Resource Conservation Service and University of Kentucky Extension.
] These experts identified many plants which have been brought to our shores as far back as the early 1800's and more are still coming today. Many of the plants hitch a ride by plane or ship but it seems that a large amount are being imported for landscaping purposes.
There are control measures for about all these Invasive Plants ranging from chemical treatments to cutting prior to seed maturation.
The recommendation from all the experts was to seek advice and assistance from professionals particularly Kentucky Division of Forestry Foresters and your respective University of Kentucky Extension Agents.
This story was posted on 2017-06-15 04:41:05
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