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Eddie’s Corner: Johnsongrass – Friend or Foe?

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, July 6, 2015

JohnsongrassA common sight right now is thick stands of what might be confused for early corn growing on roadsides, pastures, and hayfields. What you’re seeing is most likely Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense). One important question that is often asked is what good is this plant? Is it a beneficial forage plant or merely a persistent weed?  Continue reading