Monday, May 17, 2010

Weed Calculator

Scientists have developed a weed calculator to help land managers calculate the economic impact from invasive weeds on their property. For example, the calculator tells ranchers how many more cows they can raise if they eliminated one or two widespread invasive plants. This new invention is based on a computer model that utilizes data from 30 weed scientists to predict invasive plant impact on forage production. To read more on the weed calculator, click here.