Minnesota: Noxious Weeds Spread to 8 New Counties Jan 23, 2020

    🕔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.

    South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth Declared a Prohibited Noxious Weed Seed Sep 20, 2019

    🕔Sep 20, 2019
    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 […]

    Nebraska: Invasive Scotch Thistle Weed has Staying Power Apr 16, 2019

    🕔Apr 16, 2019
    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

    🕔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.

    Weeds: When Conventional and Organic Farming Methods Collide Jul 13, 2017

    🕔Jul 13, 2017
    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 […]

    Iowa: Not a Fan of Adding Palmer Amaranth to Noxious Weed List Mar 8, 2017

    🕔Mar 8, 2017
    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

    🕔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 […]

    Illinois: Invasive Weed Species Cost Farmers and Threaten Native Plants Jun 25, 2016

    🕔Jun 25, 2016
    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 […]


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