April 2016


Rocky Mountain right-of-way project enhances mule deer habitat

Over the course of more than 60 years, research by Drs. William Bramble and William Byrnes has constructed a blueprint for how to effectively manage rights-of-way (ROWs) with wildlife habitat in mind. Read how a utility out west is putting this research into practice for area wildlife.

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Selective herbicides benefit the land while treating weeds

The nearly 10 million acres of utility rights-of-way in the United States are traditionally viewed as unsightly corridors cutting through the landscape. But that is changing thanks in large part to some forward-thinking vegetation managers and more innovative herbicide technology.

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VM Views: A case for container management systems

Container management systems for herbicides are not new to the industry, but in recent years have gained popularity with both vegetation managers and applicators. Learn more about why you should consider implementing one of these systems.

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Invasive Watch: Japanese knotweed (Fallopia Japonica or Polygonum Cuspidatum) and other invasive knotweeds

Japanese knotweed, also known as crimson beauty, Mexican bamboo or Japanese fleece flower, is a plant with stout, reddish-brown, canelike stems growing 4 to 10 feet tall. Learn how to treat this invasive plant.

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Ask a pro!

Send in a photo of your trouble vegetation, and an expert from Dow AgroSciences will help identify it and offer treatment recommendations. 

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