Noxious Weeds

Mission Statement

To control and treat noxious weeds in Trego County and provide common weed control on roadsides for public safety and to hold down costs for road maintenance.

Department Responsibilities

The department handles the following:
  • Sprays all county properties
  • Contract spraying for weed control for KDOT
  • Surveys are done on 10 sections in the county and reports on all noxious weeds in the county on public and private lands
  • Winter months are utilized by maintaining equipment, continuing education and the treatment of prairie dogs
  • The Department also assists landowners with treatment recommendations for all plants, crops, and weed control