Spring Pesticide Disposal Program
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) will be hosting a spring pesticide disposal collection for unusable pesticides in Southwest Idaho. Pesticide Disposal Collections will take place in Nampa, May 4, 2021 from 9am to 1pm at the Pickles Butte Landfill, 15500 Missouri Ave., Nampa, Idaho, and in Weiser, May 5, 2021 from 9am to 1pm at the ITD Maintenance Yard, 550 Indian Head Road, Weiser, Idaho. You must pre-register with the ISDA prior to taking any unwanted pesticides to a collection site. Have a list of what you want to dispose of and pre-register by calling 208-332-8605. This collection program is for pesticides only. No fertilizers, paints or oils will be accepted.
2021 ISDA Grasshopper/Mormon Cricket Program
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture issued a letter concerning the 2020 ISDA Grasshopper/Mormon Cricket Program. To read the letter click HERE. In order for a landowner to receive bait, the land to be treated must be used for agricultural purposes and be 5 acres or more in size. All private landowners wishing to receive bait must submit a completed “Grasshopper Mormon Cricket Complaint Form”. This fillable form is found at the ISDA website by clicking this link: Grasshopper/Mormon Crickets.
Spotted Knapweed is one of the most prevalent noxious weeds in Boise County
Control of Noxious Weeds is the Landowner’s Responsibility
Idaho has 67 different species of weeds, which are designated noxious by state law.
+ Denotes Statewide Early Detection/Rapid Response Noxious Weed List.
Weeds identified within Idaho shall be eradicated during the same growing season as identified.
# Denotes Statewide Containment Noxious Weed List. Weeds listed in the containment noxious weeds list are known to exist in various populations throughout the state. Weed control efforts may be directed at reducing or eliminating new or expanding weed populations while know and established weed populations, as determined by the weed control authority, may be managed by any approved weed control methodology, as determined by the seed control authority.
*Denotes Noxious Weeds found in Boise County
Prohibited Genra. Plants in this category are prohibited from the state and may not be sold or moved within the state.
Brooms: Tagaste, Escabon or Tree Lucerne, Scotch Broom, French Broom or Spanish Broom.
Visit the below links for more information on Noxious Weeds and West Nile:
PO Box 309
Horseshoe Bend, Idaho 83629
Mon – Thur 6am to 4:30pm
Personnel may be in the field, call to insure that someone will be in the office.