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Offline Geoff

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Trail spraying
« on: September 19, 2002, 05:44:51 AM »
We have a hardwood bush with walking trails and logging roads cut through it.  The brush keeps popping up, and we'd like to do some spraying to keep it clear.

When do you spray, and what formulation?

Thanks,

Geoff

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Re: Trail spraying
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2002, 09:18:43 PM »
Geoff an alternative to spraying trails is to use sawdust.great way to get rid of big piles,supresses some growth and creates more horse friendly trails. Just a thought.  DonT

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Re: Trail spraying
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2002, 07:15:34 AM »
I'd consider what exactly you are wanting to spray.  Many herbicides will work better on certain species than on others.  Method of application can also be dependent on what you're wanting to control too.

Sawdust or mulch idea isn't too bad either.

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Re: Trail spraying
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2002, 07:50:56 AM »
DowAgroScience is a good source of information after you determine what you are going to spray.

See www.dowagro.com

Your local Extension office will also be a good source of information.
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Re: Trail spraying
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2002, 07:58:08 AM »
Yet yourself some goats. They love leafy, burshy stuff.
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Re: Trail spraying
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2002, 01:54:48 PM »
Rob have you been talking to Ron Wenrich? Ron is the forum Goat Man. :D
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