1987 - Volume #11, Issue #2, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Gopher Gasser"It works for me," says Art Breid, Wadena, Minn., who gasses pocket gophers with tractor exhaust.
Breid first bent a 4-ft. length of rigid exhaust pipe to fit over the exhaust manifold and extend down toward the ground on the left side of the tractor. He then attaches a 4-ft. section of flexible tubing to that pipe and slips the other end into the gopher burrow. After sealing the opening with dirt, he runs the tractor wide open for about 5 min. He says it works best during the times of the year when gophers are less active and more likely to be in their burrows.
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