By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Commissioners Address Noxious Weed Issue


The Cheyenne County Commissioners discussed approaches to controlling weeds in the county Monday.

The issue is how to control specific weeds that may be added to the county’s noxious weed list while on a limited budget. Specifically, the commissioners talked with Weed Superintendent Cris Burks regarding the impact of Canadian thistle, dalmatian toadflax and bindweed.

Common Mullein is a biennial plant with grayish white, woolly leaves. It is listed as a noxious weed in Colorado with the USDA listing its presence in northeast Colorado adjacent to Cheyenne County, Neb.

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