Chemical application is an important part of Noxious Weed Control program, care needs to be exercised to protect all types of crops. These crops include Row Crops, Organic Crops, Sensitive Crops and Range/Grassland. Douglas County encourages treatment of Noxious Weeds at appropriate times. Please make yourself aware of sensitive crops in your area by visiting the Sensitive Crop Registry and Locations page.
Herbicides may be sold outside the dates shown below with the Noxious Weed Supervisor's permission. Please call 785-331-1322 to schedule purchase of the following herbicides.
24-D Amine/ 24-D choline
Tordon 22k - (Restricted Use)
Douglas County will rent sprayers to county residents to assist in the spraying of noxious weeds. The sprayers can be rented from the Douglas County Public Works Shop located at 3755 East 25th Street, Lawrence, KS 66046. Please call 785-331-1322 to schedule a rental.
The rental costs are $40 per day or $60 per weekend.
The county has (3) 300 gallon pull type sprayers available on a first come first serve basis.