Using fire to control weeds
By Barry Tickes, UA area agriculture agent This is the time of year when burning fields is widespread and the non-agricultural public is most likely to question this practice. Controlling weeds is often one of the reasons given for burning. There are probably several good reasons for burning wheat fields but controlling weeds is not one of them. Burning is a very old agricultural technique. It dates back to prehistoric times and is still used today. It is used in the Yuma area ...
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