Noxious weeds are one of the greatest threats to the Kansas environment. They displace native plant species, interfere with the production of agricultural crops, increase erosion, destroy wildlife habitat and decrease property values.
– Kansas Dept. Of Agriculture

State Contacts

Jason Goeckler

ANS Coordinator
Ph: 620-342-0658

Scott Marsh

State Weed Specialist - Noxious and Invasive Weeds
Ph: 785-862-2180

Greg Chrislip

State Entomologist
Ph: 785-862-2180

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Top Reported Species

  • Bradford pear: 6
  • Brown marmorated stink bug: 4
  • Amur honeysuckle: 4
  • Barnyardgrass: 1
  • Winter creeper: 1