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  • Montana Dept. of Agriculture Announces Annual Pesticide Waste Collection Events

    JILL ALLEN, Jefferson County Weed District|Aug 23, 2023

    The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is facilitating pesticide disposal events in its Western District (Kalispell, Hamilton, Helena, Three Forks) during the week of September 18, 2023. Annual pesticide waste collection events have collected close to 780,000 pounds of pesticide waste from over 1,800 participants since the program’s inception in 1994. “Montana has very limited options to get rid of pesticide products,” said Carli Davis of the MDA’s Pesticide Disposal and Container Recycling Programs. “This program is one way of...

  • What's Next After Election: Weed Levy Approved

    JILL ALLEN, Jefferson County Weed District|Jun 15, 2022

    The Jefferson County Weed District works to manage weeds on county property, road right -of -ways, and areas of public interest and activity. The District also works with the cities of Boulder and Whitehall to manage weed infestations. Technical assistance may be provided to individual residents, agricultural, industrial, and governmental interest to aid in the safe and efficient management and control of noxious weeds. The Weed District is charged with the responsibility of administrating the County Weed Control Act. Our goal is to aid with...