Cheatgrass

Alfalfa defoliation by fall armyworms

Pasture and Forage Minute: Alfalfa Pests and Last Cutting, Controlling Cheatgrass

September 2, 2021
Extension educators discuss timing of the last cutting of alfalfa and scouting for fall armyworms, plus best practices for controlling cheatgrass in pastures.

Read more

Rejuvra™: A New Herbicide for Battling Cheatgrass

October 7, 2020
Rejuvra™ is a new rangeland herbicide product from Bayer that works differently from existing cheatgrass herbicide products. Rejuvra™ can provide control for more than a year after application.

Read more

Cheatgrass
Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) (Photo by Cassondra Skinner, USDA-NRCS Plants Database)

June 6 Field Tour on Cheatgrass Management Research

May 24, 2018
The UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center will host a field tour on cheatgrass management research on June 6 in Scottsbluff.

Read more

Figure 2. Cheatgrass seed heads (or panicles) as they mature. The panicles on the left are shattering, the second on the left is mature but not shattering, the two on the right are immature.
Figure 2. Cheatgrass seed heads (or panicles) as they mature. The panicles on the left are shattering, the second on the left is mature but not shattering, the two on the right are immature.

Nebraska Extension Pest of the Month: Cheatgrass

October 17, 2016
The winter annual weed species cheatgrass is competitive with crops, desirable forage, and native plants and will reduce productivity of crop and range land. Learn how grazing, mowing, and properly timed herbicide application can be integrated to provide effective control.

Read more