Invasive & Poisonous Plants


Grazing Weeds

Training Cows to Eat Weeds

Nutrition Value and Toxins in Weeds

Livestock for Landscapes provides information about teaching cows to eat weeds

Goat Producers Providing Prescribed Grazing Services

  • Jason Garn, D'Goat Ranch, 801-440-2149, 18290 N 4400 W, Fielding, UT, 84311,
  • Justin W. Dursteler, J.W.D Livestock. 3684 W. 4000 So. West Haven, UT, 84401, 801-781-0626,

Poisonous Plants


Pacific Northwest Management Handbook  This handbook is designed as a quick and ready reference of weed control practices and herbicides used in various cropping systems or sites in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.  Much of Idaho lies in the Great Basin thus applicable to much of Utah. This handbook will be useful to both Extension agents and producer.

Techline – provides print and online resources for invasive plant professionals with new, innovative, and proven science-based information. TechLine connects researchers with managers of federal, state, county, and private lands so they may share the successes of their programs, techniques, and methods and learn from one another. DowAgroSciences, LLC sponsors TechLine.

For specific weed questions, contact Ralph Whitesides Weed USU Extension Specialist. phone - (435) 797-8252; email -

Research Information at USU- Corey Ransom and Ralph Whitesides

County Weed Boards

  1. Box Elder -  Bill Gilson phone: 435-257-5450; email:
  2. Cache - Joel Merritt – phone: (435) 755-1562; email: