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Bio Control with the Nez Perce Bio Control Center

Twin Falls County Weed Control Lead Michael Ottley and Roger Batt of the Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign look at Purple Starthistle

Biological control is the intentional use of a living organism to reduce the population of an undesirable pest. The types of biological agents used to control noxious weeds include: Insects, Diseases and Vertebrates, such as goats, sheep and cows.

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Squarrose Knapweed discovered outside of Mountain Home

Squarrose Knapweed is on the Early Detection/Rapid Response List for the State of Idaho, and was most recently found in southern Idaho.

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Hunting Season Can Spread Noxious Weeds

The start of hunting seasons prompts state weed officials to warn against the dangers of spreading noxious weeds.

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Purple Starthistle Panorama and Video

Recently added to the Early Detection/Rapid Response List for the State of Idaho, this plant was most recently found near the Nevada border in Twin Falls County. Purple Starthistle is one of the most aggressive invaders to be introduced.

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