2023 PESTICIDE DISPOSAL DATES
The Idaho State Dept. of Agriculture will offer homeowners, farmers, dealers and professional applicators a safe and free opportunity to dispose of unwanted pesticides. Click this link for more information.
The Montana Department of Agriculture has posted a calibration guide for backpack herbicide sprayers. Click this link to view the YouTube video:
Backpack Sprayer Calibration Video
2023 Boise County Spray Days.
Boise County will offer assistance to county residents for the treatment of noxious weeds. Garden Valley area: for Spotted Knapweed, Oxeye Daisy, Hoary Alyssum and Canada Thistle. May 12 and 13 at the Boise County Road Shop on the Banks/Lowman road from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Idaho City and Centerville areas: for Spotted Knapweed. May 19 and 20 at the Boise County Road Shop on Buena Vista Road from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Horseshoe Bend area: for White Top and Scotch Thistle, call for information. Pre-mixed herbicide and safety equipment will be available. A limited amount of County owned back pack sprayers will be available for use. Please contact the Noxious Weed Department at 793-2447 for information. Office hours are Monday thru Thursday, 8am to 3:30pm.
Spotted Knapweed is one of the most prevalent noxious weeds in Boise County
Control of Noxious Weeds is the Landowner’s Responsibility
Idaho Code 22-2407. LANDOWNER AND CITIZEN DUTIES.
Idaho has 73 different species of weeds, which are designated noxious by state law.
+ Denotes Statewide Early Detection/Rapid Response Noxious Weed List.
Weeds identified within Idaho shall be eradicated during the same growing season as identified.
# Denotes Statewide Containment Noxious Weed List. Weeds listed in the containment noxious weeds list are known to exist in various populations throughout the state. Weed control efforts may be directed at reducing or eliminating new or expanding weed populations while know and established weed populations, as determined by the weed control authority, may be managed by any approved weed control methodology, as determined by the seed control authority.
*Denotes Noxious Weeds found in Boise County
Prohibited Genra. Plants in this category are prohibited from the state and may not be sold or moved within the state.
Brooms: Tagaste, Escabon or Tree Lucerne, Scotch Broom, French Broom or Spanish Broom.
Visit the below links for more information on Noxious Weeds and West Nile:
PO Box 309
Horseshoe Bend, Idaho 83629
Mon – Thur 6am to 4:30pm
Personnel may be in the field, call to insure that someone will be in the office.