Chemical application is an important part of Noxious Weed Control program, care needs to be exercised to protect all types of crops. These crops include Row Crops, Organic Crops, Sensitive Crops and Range/Grassland. Douglas County encourages Fall treatment whenever possible. Please make yourself aware of sensitive crops in your area by visiting the Sensitive Crop Registry and Locations page.
Tordon 22k - (Restricted Use)
Douglas County will rent sprayers to county residents to assist in the spraying of noxious weeds. The sprayers can be rented from the Douglas County Public Works Shop located at 3755 East 25th Street, Lawrence, KS 66046. The rental costs are $40 per day or $60 per weekend.
The county has (2) 300 gallon pull type sprayers and (1) 200 gallon pull type sprayer available on a first come first serve basis.