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Welcome to the Coffey County
Noxious Weed Department


NOXIOUS WEEDS COST MORE TO KEEP, THAN TREAT!!!

Noxious weeds left untreated in Coffey County cost farmers hundreds of thousands of dollars each year. Generally producers can expect three dollars return for every dollar spent.

Coffey County Noxious Weed Department

The Kansas Legislature has declared 12 weeds noxious.  They are:

Kudzu Field Bindweed Russian Knapweed
Hoary Cress Canada Thistle Quackgrass
Leafy Spurge Bur Ragweed Pignut
Musk Thistle Johnsongrass Sericea Lespedeza

And 2 weeds that may be declared noxious by the Coffey County Commissioners:

Bull Thistle Multiflora Rose

The photographs and information describing the noxious weeds are provided courtesy of the Kansas Department of Agriculture. For more information see: http://www.ksda.gov/plant_protection.

There are four Noxious Weeds found in Coffey County. They are: Sericea Lespedza, Musk Thistle, Field Bindweed, and Johnsongrass.

Chemicals may be purchased from the Noxious Weed Department to treat noxious weeds in Coffey County on a cost-share basis. Coffey County purchases chemicals at wholesale and then absorbs 25% - 50% of the cost. Chemicals may be purchased for NOXIOUS WEEDS in Coffey County Only.

We are sorry but we are unable to sell chemicals for trees and brush.

Chemicals available are:

  • 2,4-D Amine
  • Escort
  • Generic Roundup
  • Milestone
  • PastureGard HL
  • Plateau
  • Remedy
  • Tordon 22K

Cash sales must be for the exact amount, we do not keep change at the warehouse. Credit cards are not accepted. Checks preferred.

ALWAYS READ THE LABEL BEFORE APPLYING ANY CHEMICAL

Equipment available for rental:

A 300 gallon pull behind boomless sprayer with handgun at $10.00 a day. Has a drop pin hitch or 2" ball. This sprayer is not available to burn pastures, it is to be used for spraying noxious weeds only.



Webpage last updated:  2016-06-23 16:11:21

Contact Information

Todd Bemis, Director

Coffey County Noxious Weeds
1430 12th Lane SE
Burlington, KS 66839

Telephone: 620-364-8409

Fax: 620-364-3074

TBemis@coffeycountyks.org

Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:30 am - 4 pm