Crook County Weed and Pest monthly update
August 1, 2019
Although summer took its time to arrive, it seems to be flying by at a rapid pace. Weeds grew thick and fast, and with the abundant moisture they continue to do so.
Leafy spurge is having a great year of growth around the county, as well as all species of thistles but most notably Scotch thistle. Grasshoppers and Mormon crickets seem to be prevalent in many places throughout the county, but the consistent rains seem to be keeping them at bay. The district has kept very busy both in the office and in the field spraying leafy spurge.
The “Medusa-nata” tour was attended by two employees...