Sanders County LandownersA Blue Weed Task Forcewill be coming to Sanders Countythe week of June 17to help manage Blueweedon private & county properties.What is Blueweed?FlowerBasal rosetteHow can itbe stopped?How to control Blueweed Viper's bugloss:If you're dealing with small stands of blueweed, you can control them byhand pulling and digging young plants before they set seed. Wear longsleeves, pants and sturdy gloves as the hairy stems and foliage can causesevere skin irritation. They are a biennial that begins as a basal rosette whichoverwinters. Flowering occurs the next year between June and July.Blueweed reproduces by seed, keep them from spreading seed and you cancontrol the weed. Large infestations of Blueweed generally require herbicideapplications to control it. Prevention is key.Blueweed is a priority noxious weed in Montana and has infested over9,000 acres of land and has been found in 11 counties in Montana. It istypically found in wastelands, disturbed areas, along roadsides and watercoursesWe're Here to HelpCall to register for help by theBlueweed Task ForceJudson Shively, Weed District Coordinator826-3487weeddept@co.sanders.mt.usMonday Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m36 Old Airport Road, Plains, MT 59859 Sanders County Landowners A Blue Weed Task Force will be coming to Sanders County the week of June 17 to help manage Blueweed on private & county properties. What is Blueweed? Flower Basal rosette How can it be stopped? How to control Blueweed Viper's bugloss: If you're dealing with small stands of blueweed, you can control them by hand pulling and digging young plants before they set seed. Wear long sleeves, pants and sturdy gloves as the hairy stems and foliage can cause severe skin irritation. They are a biennial that begins as a basal rosette which overwinters. Flowering occurs the next year between June and July. Blueweed reproduces by seed, keep them from spreading seed and you can control the weed. Large infestations of Blueweed generally require herbicide applications to control it. Prevention is key. Blueweed is a priority noxious weed in Montana and has infested over 9,000 acres of land and has been found in 11 counties in Montana. It is typically found in wastelands, disturbed areas, along roadsides and water courses We're Here to Help Call to register for help by the Blueweed Task Force Judson Shively, Weed District Coordinator 826-3487 weeddept@co.sanders.mt.us Monday Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m 36 Old Airport Road, Plains, MT 59859

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Sanders County Landowners A Blue Weed Task Force will be coming to Sanders County the week of June 17 to help manage Blueweed on private & county properties. What is Blueweed? Flower Basal rosette How can it be stopped? How to control Blueweed Viper's bugloss: If you're dealing with small stands of blueweed, you can control them by hand pulling and digging young plants before they set seed. Wear long sleeves, pants and sturdy gloves as the hairy stems and foliage can cause severe skin irritation. They are a biennial that begins as a basal rosette which overwinters. Flowering occurs the next year between June and July. Blueweed reproduces by seed, keep them from spreading seed and you can control the weed. Large infestations of Blueweed generally require herbicide applications to control it. Prevention is key. Blueweed is a priority noxious weed in Montana and has infested over 9,000 acres of land and has been found in 11 counties in Montana. It is typically found in wastelands, disturbed areas, along roadsides and water courses We're Here to Help Call to register for help by the Blueweed Task Force Judson Shively, Weed District Coordinator 826-3487 weeddept@co.sanders.mt.us Monday Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m 36 Old Airport Road, Plains, MT 59859 Sanders County Landowners A Blue Weed Task Force will be coming to Sanders County the week of June 17 to help manage Blueweed on private & county properties. What is Blueweed? Flower Basal rosette How can it be stopped? How to control Blueweed Viper's bugloss: If you're dealing with small stands of blueweed, you can control them by hand pulling and digging young plants before they set seed. Wear long sleeves, pants and sturdy gloves as the hairy stems and foliage can cause severe skin irritation. They are a biennial that begins as a basal rosette which overwinters. Flowering occurs the next year between June and July. Blueweed reproduces by seed, keep them from spreading seed and you can control the weed. Large infestations of Blueweed generally require herbicide applications to control it. Prevention is key. Blueweed is a priority noxious weed in Montana and has infested over 9,000 acres of land and has been found in 11 counties in Montana. It is typically found in wastelands, disturbed areas, along roadsides and water courses We're Here to Help Call to register for help by the Blueweed Task Force Judson Shively, Weed District Coordinator 826-3487 weeddept@co.sanders.mt.us Monday Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m 36 Old Airport Road, Plains, MT 59859