Content tagged with crabgrass

  • Summer Annual Grass Selection Guide

    Navigate all of the different species of summer annual grasses to learn what will work best for you. 

  • Red River Crabgrass as a Forage Paige Smart, Southeast AgriSeeds

    If you have ever been in the row crop or bermudagrass hay business, the name “crabgrass” makes you cringe. This prolific summer annual grass has been rampant across the Southeast for years, showing itself in corn and soybean fields and filling in between fescue and bermudagrass plants in pastures. Its capacity to reseed, “crawl”, survive through…

  • Crabgrass: A Short Step from Weed to Valuable Forage! Dr. Joe Bouton, Bouton Consulting Group, LLC

    Everyone knows crabgrass as a weed; few know it as a valuable summer annual forage.  That view is changing with more and more producers planting and utilizing crabgrass as part of their forage-livestock production systems. There are differences between the weedy type and the cultivated type.  Both are botanically in the genus Digitaria.  The weed…