Noxious Weeds

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.

The Kansas Legislature has declared 12 weeds noxious:

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

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

  • Bull Thistle
  • Multiflora Rose

There are four Noxious Weeds found in Coffey County:

  • Field Bindweed
  • Johnsongrass
  • Musk Thistle
  • Sericea Lespedza

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% to 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.

Available Chemicals

  • 2,4-D Amine
  • Escort
  • Generic Roundup
  • Milestone
  • PastureGard HL
  • Plateau
  • Remedy
  • Tordon 22 (Must have applicator license to purchase)

Credit cards are not accepted, checks or cash preferred.

Always read the label before applying any chemical.

Rental Equipment Available

A 300 gallon pull behind boomless sprayer with handgun at $10 a day. Has a drop pin hitch or 2-inch ball. This sprayer is not available to burn pastures, it is to be used for spraying noxious weeds.