Useful Links

 Weed Management Links

We all know there is an abundance of information on the internet related to noxious weeds, but sometimes the clutter can be so great, it is difficult to find what we need. We would like to create a useful databank of sites and we could use your help.

 Labels and MSDS's

Crop Protection Green Book Non-profit organization, offering very detail information about chemicals, such as biochemicals, vitamins, amino acid, pharmaceuticals, plant extracts, agrochemicals

CDSM Labels and MSDS's

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 State and County Weed Organizations

Wyoming Weed and Pest Council

Colorado Weed Management Association

Montana Weed Control Association

Larimer County Weed District: Larimer County Weed District, Colorado

Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District: Fremont County, Wyoming

Nebraska Noxious Weed Program

Lancaster County Weed Control Authority: Lancaster County, Nebraska

King County Noxious Weed Control: King County, Washington

Weber County Weed Department: Weber County, Utah

Nebraska Weed Control Association

North Dakota Department of Agriculture: North Dakota Department of Agriculture website with noxious weed information.

North Dakota Weed Control Association: This is the new website for the North Dakota Weed Control Association.

Okanogan County Noxious Weed Control Board: Integrated Invasive Species Noxious Weed Control program for the largest County in Washington State.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture: Notes on Identification, Biology, and Management of Plants Defined as Noxious Weeds by California Law. The Noxious Weed Data Sheets: sorted by common name, sorted by scientific name, Noxious Weed Photographic Gallery

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: This is the state website on invasive plants for Wisconsin.

Pennington County Weed & Pest Department:  Pennington County Weed & Pest Department (South Dakota) web page

Butler County Weed Department: Butler County, KS

Teton County Weed and Pest Control District: Teton County, WY

Minnesota Department of Agriculture Noxious and Invasive Weed Program: Noxious Weed Law and Management Information for citizens, landowners, and managers in Minnesota.

Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management in Alaska: Its’ goal is to heighten the awareness of the problems associated with non-native invasive plants and to bring about greater statewide coordination, cooperation and action to halt the introduction and spread of undesirable plants.

Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign: Idaho's Webpage 

County Weed Directors Association of Kansas: Official website of the County Weed Directors Association of Kansas

Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board: Home Page of the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board 

North West Weeds: Noxious weed control unit for the Shires of Gwydir and Inverell (NSW, Australia).  A basic weeds website for landholders who want to know how to identify and treat weeds on their land. Also a bit of prickly pear history for school projects (and some old timers who remember how bad prickly pear used to be in E. Australia)

Pueblo County Weed Management Program:  Weed management in Pueblo County has been placed in the care of the Turkey Creek Conservation District and we are here to help you with your weed control needs through technical assistance and cost share programs.

Manitoba Weed Supervisors Association (MWSA): The Manitoba Weed Supervisors Association is comprised of and represents Weed Supervisors who are individually employed by Weed Control Boards formed within their respective Weed Control Districts.

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 Government Sites

WeedUS:  A database of information about plants that invade natural areas in the U.S. (including Hawaii).

Invasive and Noxious Plants Links: This is a very extensive list of well organized list of links on invasive and noxious weeds. This is found on the PLANTS database.

Official Federal Government Web Sites

Senators of 106th Congress

United States House of Representatives - 106th Congress

Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW)

Control of Invasive Exotic Plants in the Great Plains: This annotated bibliography contains references on control of exotic plant species that occur in the Great Plains

California Department of Food and Agriculture (Biological Control Program)

California Department of Pesticide Regulation

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Jacksonville District): The APCOSC (Center) serves as the Corps consultant on invasive plant issues and furnishes technical expertise and/or personnel and equipment to respond to localized, short term critical situations caused by excessive growths of aquatic and other invasive plants throughout the nation

EPA Pesticide Safety Programs: to provide farm workers, certified applicators, and health care providers with information on the Agency's pesticide safety programs

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Invasive Plants Database--Provides links to Federal noxious weed list, Noxious weed lists for individual states, Invasive plants in the US, and introduced plants in the US.

Plant Conservation Alliance Weeds Gone Wild Web Page--This site provides information on invasive plants of natural areas and includes fact sheets, a list of invasive plants infesting natural areas throughout the U.S., background on the invasive species problem and what can be done to help, and links to organizations for more information. Fact sheets are illustrated and include plant descriptions, native range, distribution and habitat in the U.S., management options, alternative plants and links to plant control experts.

Weeds of National Significance (Australia): This link provides a detailed description of The Process of Determining Weeds of National Significance in Australia. It should provide an excellent reference for anyone wanting to set up such a process at the national, state, province or local level.

New South Wales Agriculture: Australia's largest weed science research group, a substantial extension and noxious weeds regulatory group

The Invasive Species Council:  A Federal Gateway to Invasive Species Information

Center for Invasive Plant Management: The CIPM promotes ecologically sound management of invasive plants in western North America by promoting research and public education and facilitating regional collaboration and communication among researchers, educators, and land managers

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invasive Species Program: Activities to prevent and control invasive plant and animal species that severely impact the lands and waters of the United States...

Noxious Weeds on the Boise and Sawtooth National Forests: This web site has been established to provide information to the public and cooperators on the management of noxious weeds and other non-native invasive plant species on the Boise and Sawtooth National Forests.

United States Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration Website

Western Rangeland Weeds: Extensive new resource developed by the Arid Lands Information Center of the University of Arizona in cooperation with

Greener Roadsides: A quarterly publication of the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Environment and Planning.

High Plains Integrated Pest Management: A cooperative effort of the Universities of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado and Montana supported by USDA, Western Region IPM and EPA Region Vlll. The search and indexing features of the High Plains IPM Guide developed by DMO Productions.  

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 University and College Related Sites

Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS), University of Wyoming

INVADERS Database System

Virginia Tech Weed Identification Guide: (A comprehensive identification guide containing weed images and botanical descriptions of common weeds and weed seedlings found throughout Virginia and the Southeastern U.S.)

Check out Weed Management on the Internet

University of Missouri Weed Science Home Page

University of Nebraska Pesticide Education Resources


USEPA Pesticide Programs

Kansas State University Research and Extension: The new Sericea lespedeza brochure from KSU extension service, et al

Cornell Law School: State Statutes by Topic can be used to look up state noxious weed laws

Iowa State University Weed Science: The online source of weed management information offered by Iowa State University 

Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service: The CSU Cooperative Extension Service, the Department of Rangeland Ecosystem Science, and other CSU departments have produced a number of short, easy-to-understand publications addressing a variety of rangeland issues and problems. Many are available on-line.

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants: The University of Florida Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and to the Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Information Retrieval System (APIRS), the world's largest information resource of its kind.

  1. ESCAPE Exotic Species Curriculum for Agricultural Problem-solving Education is a very good educational tool for use by teachers teaching about exotic species.

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 Political Organizations and Special Interest Groups

Weed Science Society of America

Western Society of Weed Science

National Wildlife Federation

American Crop Protection Association

Purple Loosestrife InfoCentre: This an excellent source of information on purple loosestrife.

Montana War on Weeds: This web site will educate you about Montana State Noxious Weeds

Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council: An organization established to raise public awareness about the spread of exotic plants into the southeast's natural areas, facilitate the exchange of information, and serve as an educational, advisory, and technical support council on all aspect of exotics.

Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk (HEAR) Weed Lists (& Links to other Weed Lists): They are developing links to state noxious weed lists and laws.

California Weed Management Areas: This an access to the web pages for each of California's weed management areas that provides information on their many and varied activities.

Wildland Invasive Species Program (The Nature Conservancy): This site has some great information about invasive weeds that can be searched by both common and latin names.

TEAM Leafy Spurge: A USDA-ARS research and demonstration program focused on the Little Missouri River and associated watersheds in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota.

National Roadside Vegetation Management Association:  An educational, non-profit organization dedicated to providing expertise and solutions for integrated roadside vegetation management issues. We are a network of federal, state, county, city, university and industry personnel, all working toward safe, beautiful roadsides.

National Pest Management Association, Inc. (formerly National Pest Control Assoc) Mission is to communicate the role of our industry as protectors of food, health, property, and the environment, and affect the success of our members through education and advocacy.

Oklahoma Vegetation Management Association, Inc.  The purpose of the association shall be: To promote and recognize professionalism in the vegetation management industry in Oklahoma...

American Association for the Advancement of Science: (AAAS, pronounced "Triple-A-S") is the world's largest general science organization and publisher of the peer-reviewed journal Science.

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC): is an international organization created by Canada, Mexico and the United States under the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC). The CEC was established to address regional environmental concerns, help prevent potential trade and environmental conflicts, and to promote the effective enforcement of environmental law.

The Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation (AERF): A nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation created to conduct and support applied research in the management of aquatic pest species, with a focus on nuisance vegetation.

The Montana Noxious Weed Survey and Mapping System: A standardized system for mapping and monitoring noxious weed infestations. The site includes detailed information about methods used for hand- gps- and computer-mapping. Extension publications and a detailed weed mapping handbook are available for download.

Maryland Native Plant Society: 50 native plant societies such as above have active programs to control alien invasives in natural areas.

Tree Line Connection: This site was developed to bring together the various groups and individuals who participate in the  profession of utility vegetation management, utility arboriculture and utility forestry.

Great Plains Noxious and Invasive Weeds: A community based site for all things weed related. Member feedback and forum. Great for any and all news

Lower Platte Weed Management Area: The LPWMA is a group of public and private agencies and individuals that are concerned with stopping the spread of noxious and invasive plants located in the Lower Platte River drainage area

The Southwest Vegetation Management Association: SWVMA ties together all the Weed Management Areas in Arizona. There is good participation by AZ Dept of Transportation. Lots of interaction among various agencies & individuals - tribes, state, county, fed, universities, chemical company reps, etc.

The Western Wildfire Impact Reduction Center: WWIRC is an organization that collects wildfire mitigation information about United States rangelands and provides it to the public and a variety of organizations with the goal of encouraging proactive wildfire management efforts.

Pulling For Colorado (P4C) is a statewide effort to educate Colorado about the impacts noxious weeds are having on our natural, agricultural and recreational lands. 

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 Commercial Agricultural and Weed Related Chemical Companies

TerraServer--A commercial site for maps: good aerial views, not all areas are available. form for "electronic harvest" has been developed to encourage the use of the resources available on the internet and to advance agriculture. There goal is to help farmers harvest the internet by finding websites and information quickly.

Novartis--Created by a merger CIBA and Sandoz

Dow AgroSciences--Has a good section on noxious weed control.

DuPont--a good reference for herbicides.

Biological Control of Weeds, Inc.--Bozeman, MT

AgNET--Farm and Ranch Network Service

Jeff Morton Consulting--Software for office management of weed/pest control offices

Integrated Weed Control--Providers of weed feeding insects and consulting services for vegetation management.

Straw Specialties: Promotes the use of certified straw to reduce the invasion of noxious weeds on our public lands.

DeAngelo Brothers, Inc. has built an organization over the past twenty-four years that is respected as one of the safest, most cost-efficient vegetation management service companies in North America.

BASF Vegetation Management:  Follow hyperlink to "Invasive & Noxious Weeds".  Search "Weed Database" for weed control recommendation.

Intelli-Spray: Innovative remote controlled hose reel spraying systems for highly effective and faster weed control

McClay Ecoscience: Research and consulting services in biological control, invasive species, and insect/plant ecology. Based in Alberta, Canada

Green Plantchem Company Limited: is a professional plant growth regulator, plant herbal extract and pharm material manufacturer and distributor. Our main business include biochemical products and pharmaceutical intermediates, especially in the field of nucleosides and nucleotides.

Cibolo Sprayers, Inc. has been specializing in building right-of-way sprayers for the past 20 years.

The Missouri Crop Improvement Association - The Missouri Crop Improvement Association (MCIA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization providing unbiased, third-party services in the areas of seed certification, quality assurance (QA), identity preserved (IP), source identified and organic inspections.

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 Facility Security Information (Post 9-11)

Homeland Security Site: The Nation requires a Homeland Security Advisory System to provide a comprehensive and effective means to disseminate information regarding the risk of terrorist acts to Federal, State, and local authorities and to the American people.

The U.S. Department of Justice: Through Sandia National Laboratories, NIJ has developed a chemical facility vulnerability assessment methodology (VAM). The VAM is a tool which chemical facilities may apply to assess their security vulnerabilities and to assist decisions regarding how to appropriately address those vulnerabilities.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC): The ACC with the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association and the Chlorine Institute have produced a chemical site security guideline document and a chemical transportation security guideline document.

The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS): The CCPS has released, "Guidelines for Analyzing and Managing the Security Vulnerabilities of Fixed Chemical Sites."

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 Additional Links

Agriculture B2B Directory: Directory of Agricultural Web sites and Agriculture News features links to Farm Equipment, Farm Animals, Crops, Animal Health, Financial Services, Real Estate, Food and Beverages, Gardening, Wine Industry, Agricultural Education, Bee Industry, Chemicals, Environment, Equine, Farm Products, Fish Trade

Manufacturer's Links: Page of Links to most manufactures of pesticides (Includes logos)

FirstGov: Federal Government Websites in one place

Agriculture Today:  Directory of reviewed agricultural sites including links to farms and ranches of all kinds, livestock breeders, education, farm equipment, gardening, government.

Virtual Farm serves the farming community. Providing thousands of interesting links to crop growers, crop organizations, livestock breeders, and livestock organizations. In addition offers agricultural news headlines on crops and livestock.

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