Cogongrass
Kudzu covering trees

Updates

August 25, 2010 - Resources

  • Loblolly Pine Reforestation Succeeds in Significant Cogongrass Suppression after 8 years article added.

July 6, 2010 - Website

  • New layout of content.
  • "About Us" and "Purpose" are included in "What we are".
  • "Partners" and "Contacts" are now in "Who we are".
  • New Reporting page available.


Winter 2010 - News

Weeds threaten wildlife and create fire hazard in Deep South - An invader is on the march in the Deep South, threatening wildlife habitats, timber and agricultural production, and creating fire hazards...



Winter 2010 - News

The North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) - NOBANIS provides an umbrella structure for cooperation between 17 nations in the region and has developed a network of common databases on alien and invasive species including those considered currently invasive, as well as species that may become invasive. The alien species database can be searched by nomenclature, habitat, group, country, or by multiple factors. The NOBANIS website www.nobanis.org includes nearly 60 invasive species of North European countrys which includes many fact sheets. Their site includes information sets which presents statistics for invasives in each NOBANIS country. National regulations covering invasive species in nine nations, plus global conventions and agreements also can be found at their website.


Winter 2010 - News

USA Today article posted 11-2-09


Winter 2010 - News

New Regulations Proposed by U.S. Department of Agriculture to Help Stem the Tide of Non-Native Pests - The Nature Conservancy, working with industry partners and scientists, is supporting revamped regulations proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve its ongoing efforts to block non-native insects and diseases from entering the country and protect American homeowners, businesses, agriculture and native trees...


Winter 2010 - News

Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program - The Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program is a Cooperative project between the University of Tennessee, Agricultural Extension Service and the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine. This cooperative effort is intended for the mutual benefit of the cooperators as well as the people of Tennessee and the United States.


Winter 2010 - News

Kudzu-eating pest found in northeast Georgia - Researchers from the University of Georgia and Dow AgroSciences have identified a kudzu-eating pest in northeast Georgia that has never been found in the Western Hemisphere. Unfortunately, the bug also eats legume crops, especially soybeans.


Winter 2010 - News

pdfSouth at War with Sharp Weeds - Cogongrass spreads in AL, GA, LA, SC, TN, and TX.