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I just purchased a 30 acre farm that has a whole lotta canary grass. With the help of some friends, we're designing a Sepp-inspired landscape. The focus is in a 4 acre pasture that has a gentle southern slope full of primarily canary grass which continues out into a wetland that we'll be digging into.

So, my question is...

How do I deal with this canary grass?

Some of the sod from the pasture will be flipped upside down on hugelbeds and covered with soil. Some folks I've talked to say it will just sprout right out of the bed no matter how much I cover it. A county extension agent suggested composting it (especially the wetland part of it) but couldn't give a good recipe for this.

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how about hogs?
 
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Thanks tel jetson, hogs are about to land on the land soon but the scope of the project I'm about to host in October wouldn't be enough time. They will be uprooting stumps on part but I would need a crazy amount of pigs to do the trick for the rest of the land. Some of Sepp's students/translators who were at Dayton are coming, along with some others from the US and I want to take advantage of this opportunity the best I can.
 
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