Minnesota: Noxious Weeds Spread to 8 New Counties Jan 23, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) confirmed in 2019 five species of weeds on the state’s Noxious Weed Prohibited Eradicate List for the first time in eight counties.
As of September 2, 2019, palmer amaranth seed has been added to South Dakota’s list of prohibited noxious weed seeds. Seed for sale within South Dakota may not contain prohibited […]
Scotch thistle, generally found along the Platte River in western Nebraska, also can be found in poorly managed pastures. Scotch thistle is a non-native biennial forb but can behave as […]
Pennsylvania: New Noxious Weed Act Signed Into Law Dec 12, 2017
The new Pennsylvania Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act will help protect your farm or property from some newer invasive noxious weeds.
This spring has been strange in Oregon’s Lane County. “It rained every day. I’m exaggerating, but only by two days,” says farmer Jason Hunton. When Mother Nature rears her ugly […]
A bill has been introduced in the Iowa legislature that proposes classifying Palmer amaranth as a primary noxious weed. The weed law gives counties the authority to fine landowners who […]
Iowa: Why the Noxious Weed Law Needs Changing Jan 18, 2017
I recently had a discussion with a farmer regarding the Palmer problem, and he asked if I were ‘King for a Day’ how would I change Iowa’s noxious weed law. I […]
There is a troubling discrepancy between the large number of harmful invasive plant species and the number of invasive plant species that are actually regulated. At the federal level, the […]