Tag: buckthorn

City of Hill City, Koochiching County receive Noxious Weed funds from MN Dept. of Agriculture

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/20/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture recently announced the release of $95,000 worth of grant funding for the use of combatting noxious weeds across the State of Minnesota. Cities, Counties, Townships, Conservation Districts, and Tribal Nations were awarded funds to help with purchasing equipment and supplies, conduct mapping and…
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July 20, 2021 0

Common Buckthorn a Growing Concern in Minnesota

St, Paul, MN — Invasive plant species are becoming a major concern for Minnesota forests and fields and trying to control invasive plant species can be overwhelming. Common Buckthorn is a prime example of this and was featured as the Minnesota Department of Agriculture‚Äôs February Weed of the Month. Common Buckthorn is a woody, invasive…
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February 15, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District update with Director Steve Hughes

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/19/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District Director Steve Hughes was back for his monthly update heading into the end of the year and the weather affecting projects that near the end. Hughes talked about rainfall totals and even how snowfall factors into the totals. Given the…
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October 19, 2020 0