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Weed control help offered

Box Elder County Weed Department, along with the Northern Utah Soil Conservation District, is anxious to work with private landowners to control noxious weeds this spring and summer.
Noxious weeds have become an important issue for agriculture groups throughout the state. It is estimated that noxious weeds costs taxpayers millions of dollars each year in lost production, lower crop yields, lost of wildlife habitat and recreation.
The Utah legislature and the Box Elder County Weed Board is committed to controlling noxious and invasive weeds by working with local landowners who have noxious weeds on their land.
Local landowners with specific noxious weed problems are asked to contact the appropriate project leader for information and assistance:
Medusa Head Rye (anywhere in Box Elder County): Clint Hill, 257-5403 ext. 31, clinton.hill@ut.nacd.net.net
White Top, Scotch Thistle (Bear River and Malad River areas) – Mike Pace, mike.pace@usu.edu, or Bill Gilson, 257-5450.
White Top and Knapweed (Park Valley area or West Box Elder County) – Ken Spackman, 279-6795, or Gilson, 257-5450
Yellowstar Thistle (N. Brigham to S. Willard) – Mike Miller, 230-2896, mmiller@boxeldercounty.org
Rush Skeleton Weed (anywhere Box Elder County) –  Clint Hill 257-5403 ext 31, or Mike Miller 230-2896.


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