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UAA vegetation management

Utility vegetation managers treating this ROW must use herbicides with grazing tolerances to protect the livestock.

Pasture Protection: Grazing Tolerances on Herbicides Protect Pastures

To protect livestock on rights-of-way, utility vegetation managers must be aware of the grazing tolerances on their herbicides.

When applying herbicides on utility rights-of-way (ROW), utility vegetation managers must read and understand product label information regarding grazing tolerances. Failure to do so can lead to unintended consequences such as off-target crop damage and the rejection of livestock for human consumption.

In a nutshell, any herbicide that is applied to land — including utility ROW — that is subsequently used for grazing must have grazing tolerances spelled out on the label. Land th

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