Bouquets of yellow flowers are blooming across our region. Unfortunately, these colorful blooms are from the poisonous plant known as tansy ragwort. They have many residents feverishly working to protect their fields and […]
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Be a Good Neighbor – Control Tansy Ragwort!
By Cathy McQueeney on Aug 21, 2019 in Weeds, Working lands, Working together
Tansy ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris) has long tormented hay producers and rural landowners who graze livestock. Horses and cows are especially susceptible to this poisonous weed. In open fields, grazing animals will generally avoid […]
Pretty but Deadly: Tansy Ragwort
By clackswcd on May 1, 2014 in Rural living, Weeds, Working lands
The bright yellow flowers of Tansy Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) may provide a striking view, but don’t let the looks fool you. This invasive weed is deadly to many grazing animals. Tansy ragwort contains […]