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Holt County Suupervisors discuss force spraying for weed control

Holt County Supervisors spent nearly one hour discussing force spraying, conducted by the Holt County Weed Department, during the board's July 16 meeting.

Superintendent Bill Babutzke told the supervisors more than 120 inspections have been completed across the county.

One property, consisting of approximatley 900 acres, will require a force spraying for leafy spurge and musk thistles.

The price tag could tally between $20,000 and $30,000.

"There's not a plane out there that will do it. Not a force spray," he said. "They feel it's bad business."

Babutzke expressed concern about how the cost of...


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