The Weed of the Month is a series of articles about Minnesota noxious weeds. It reaches a broad audience to educate Minnesotans about injurious plants. The articles are picked up by publications throughout the state and are archived at this website. Material in this column is not copyrighted and reproduction of material is encouraged. However, credit the Minnesota Department of Agriculture if you do use material from these columns. Check back regularly for updates and new articles!

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2020 Weed of the Month Series

August - An Update on Palmer Amaranth After Years of Treatment in Minnesota

July - Recreation and Invasive Plants - What You Can Do

June - Tree of Heaven

May - Pesky Plant Trackers

April - Siberian Peashrub

March - How Did That Weed Get Here?

January - Using Drones to Combat Noxious Weeds

2019 Weed of the Month Series

December - Saltcedar

November - Weeds that Impact Hunters

October - Invasive Plants Escape from Cemeteries

September - Dalmatian Toadflax

August - Black Swallow-wort

July - Cutleaf Teasel

June - Cooperative Invasive Species Groups

April - Japanese Hops

March - Knotweed Survey

February - Grecian Foxglove - Not for the Faint of Heart

January - Are There Any Weeds In My Seed?