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Hubbard County ag inspector Greg Hensel, in the passenger seat, sprays a ditch on Highway 64 for spotted knapweed and thistle this week. County crews have been out daily to get ahead of the weeds. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Noxious weeds are vexing county, townships, landowners

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Hubbard County has a growing weed problem.

But the spread of noxious greenery isn't primarily on county and state roadways, said county agriculture inspector Greg Hensel.

A spraying campaign to eradicate loosestrife, spotted knapweed, thistle and other voracious migrants that choke out native vegetation is allowing the county to get the upper hand in their spread, he maintains. But private landowners must also do their part, the county maintains.

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