Over 4 million acres infested in South Dakota. Statewide losses from noxious weeds exceed $140 million annually. The acreage and cost will continue to increase unless those responsible take action to control and eradicate noxious weeds on the land.
SDSU Cooperative Extension Service
Extension Service, Cooperative, "Noxious Weeds of South Dakota" (2011). SDSU Extension Special Series. 2.