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'Not A Good Year For Weed Spraying'

Commissioners Hear About Constant Battle From Wrangler

County Weed Superintendent Rick Wrangler explained at the Kimball County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday that it has not been a “good year for weed spraying.” He fought the wind, 90-degree plus weather and the wreck, which put one of the vehicles out of commission while the spray motor locked up on the other vehicle. Repairs on the spray motor will be upwards of $700.

Wrangler also felt that the weeds are becoming resistant to Roundup and 2-4-D because it is taking two different actions to kill the weeds.

About a year ago a lengthy discussion was held on bindweed but no action was taken, it w...

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