August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The role couldn’t be more different from Andy Botwin, the hedonistic tag-along he plays on Showtime’s “Weeds,” which wraps up its eighth and final season this summer. That’s just fine with Kirk. Continue Reading
July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
After decades of too much rain, our fields and gardens are suffering from lack of it. The heat and drought did in the radishes, and the pumpkins, squash, cucumbers and melons in our garden are drooping. But wet or dry, one thing is certain: The weeds will thrive. Continue Reading
July 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
After a fast start to the planting season, we got a short break thanks to some precipitation that was much-needed at the time. Many areas were in dire need of moisture, so it was nice to see much of South Dakota getting some rain.
June 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Carp and aquatic weeds have become a looming problem in eastern and central South Dakota. It was only a matter of time. Continue Reading
April 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Oxeye daisies are considered by many in South Dakota to be a beautiful wildflower. But that’s not how the state Weed and Pest Commission beholds them. Continue Reading
March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
In early March, there seemed to be one topic at farm meetings in the Red River Valley weed resistance to glyphosate, or Roundup. “When it comes to Roundup Ready resistant weeds, we’ve got to pay attention guys,” said Darren Hefty, a partner in Hefty Seed Co. of Baltic, S.D., which also involves a television show called “Ag PhD.” Continue Reading
July 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The state Department of Agriculture says it will distribute more than $1 million dollars among counties and one city for noxious weed control over the next two years. Continue Reading
August 19, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Keith Davidson said a poorly maintained yard in his neighborhood is unsightly and possibly dangerous.
Davidson is upset about the condition of 710 E. Fourth St., a vacant home with high weeds around it and a sloppily mowed yard. His home is next door to the lot.
Davidson said he has gone to City Hall three times to complain about the weeds and the unkempt lawn but doesn’t feel he’s getting any positive results. Continue Reading
August 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is urging land owners and managers to be on the watch for the invasive weed cheatgrass.
August 2, 2010 in INFORUM
Fargo residents will have to foot a bill of more than $5,000 to keep weeds and grass under control on foreclosed and neglected properties. Continue Reading