Departments

Yankton County Weed and Pest Department

Phone: (605)260-4476
Fax: (605)260-4492
Address: 3302 W City Limits Road, Yankton SD 57078
SummerHours: 6:30am to 5:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday
Winter Hours: 7:00am thru 3:00 pm, Monday thru Friday

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Staff

Jim Liebsch

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Karla Bossman

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FAQ

  • What does the Yankton County Weed & Pest Department do?

    We control declared noxious weeds, along State and Local County Right-of-Ways and most Township Roads. We also enforce South Dakota Weed Laws per SDCL 38-22.

  • When do you spray?

    We usually start sometime in May and continue until October.

  • What do you spray?

    We spray all declared noxious weeds, state and local, as listed on our web page. We try to avoid spraying any wild flowers, milk weed, etc... for pollinators.

  • Do you spray the entire ditch?

    No, we generally try to spray only where there are noxious weeds - spot spray. We may do a fine continuous spray along County Roads only in the late fall.

  • What chemicals do you use when spraying?

    Our most common tank mixture is 2, 4-D Amine - 32 oz per acre and Tordon 22k - 16 oz per acre rates.

  • Who do I contact if I have a noxious weed compliant within city limits?

    Yankton County Weed does NOT have jurisdiction within the City of Yankton. The City's weed ordinance is posted along with other municipal codes online. Residents have the responsiblity to control vegetation on their property. If weeds become a nuisance, the City of Yankton will take action. Please contact Public Services at 668-5251 to file a complaint.

  • What if I don't want the Right-of-Way sprayed in front of my property?

    You can complete this No Spray Form and send it into our office. The No Spray Zone needs to be properly marked at the beginning and the end of the zone. If you have a No Spray Zone, you will be responsible for control of the noxious weeds in it.

Announcements

Yankton County Emergency Management
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

You can text YCOEM to 898211 to receive up to date emergency information.

Highway Department - Notice to Irrigators
Monday, June 12, 2017

We will be enforcing irrigators that are overspraying so please make sure you are checking your center pivots and only spraying on land authorized for irrigation.

Weed & Pest Department - Nuisance (Spring Time) vs Vector (Summer) Mosquitos
Monday, May 15, 2017
Highway Department Hours
Monday, April 10, 2017

We are currently in our Summer Hours, which are 6:30am thru 5:00pm Monday thru Thursday.

Yankton County Weed Dept - Noxious Weeds MUST Be Controlled
Monday, April 10, 2017

Weed Department announces that they will be begin inspections on May 1, 2017 for noxious weeds. Read More

Yankton County Weed Dept - No Spray Program
Monday, April 10, 2017

Weed Department requests if property owners do NOT want their property sprayed for noxious weeds, please complete this form. No Spray Request Form

YC Observer March 31, 2017 article - Yankton Co spends less per person than similar counties
Monday, April 3, 2017
Planning and Zoning - 2017 Calendar
Thursday, February 9, 2017
2017 Calendar
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Yankton County EMS 2017 CPR Class Schedule
Monday, November 21, 2016

Main Phone:
605.260.4400

Address:
321 West 3rd Street, Suite 100 Yankton, SD 57078

Office Hours:
9:00am - 5:00pm CST, Monday-Friday
Closed on Holidays, Saturdays, & Sunday

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