Meeting to Discuss Managing Weeds and Brush in Pastures set for April 3 in Girard

K-State Research & Extension’s Wildcat District is hosting a meeting that will focus on dealing with weeds and brush in pasture. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 3, at the Girard High School Cafeteria located at 151 West Cedar. Registration for this event will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the program set to start at 6:45 p.m.

Wildcat Extension District livestock agent Keith Martin will start the meeting with a discussion of managing pasture weeds with a focus on Broomsedge Bluestem
(i.e., poverty grass) and noxious weeds. Dr. Doug Shoup, who is the KSRE Agronomist for Southeast Kansas, will then discuss brush control in pastures.

More information about this meeting as well as others sponsored by the Wildcat District is available on the home page of our website, or you can contact Wildcat Extension District Livestock & Forage Agent Keith Martin at (620) 784-5337 or email him at