971 Coffman Road, Building B
Whitewater, CO 81527
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001
Related Links / Resources
Books / Online Resources
- 2014 Guide for Weed Management (University of Nebraska – free online guide)
- Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA)– Plant Industry- Noxious Weeds
- Colorado Weed Management Association
The mission of CWMA is to provide education, regulatory direction, professional improvement, and environmental awareness to preserve and protect our natural resources from the degrading impacts of invasive species (terrestrial and aquatic vegetation) in Colorado and surrounding states.
- Pesticide Labels and MSDS Sheets
Labels are the law, and contain useful information on active ingredients, manufacturer, areas where the herbicide can be applied or not applied, use rate, timing, mixing requirements, required personal protective equipment, safety, storage requirements, and weeds controlled. Labels should be read at the store before purchasing, before use, during use (have on site), and after use. MSDS sheets are Material Safety Data Sheets, and include information on safe use and storage, as well as first aid.
CDMS Label Database website
- Weeds of the West
Available through Amazon on-line, and at the CSU Tri-River Area Mesa County location by the Fairgrounds at 2775 Hwy 50 on Orchard Mesa.
Provides information to landowners in Mesa County where assistance, and what type of assistance, is available for weed identification and control, as well as other small acreage management questions.
This guide, produced locally in Mesa County, allows the user to identify weeds through pictures, and recommends control measures (mechanical, biological, cultural and chemical) and herbicides.
- City of Fruita Code Enforcement – (970)858-0763
- City of Grand Junction Code Enforcement – (970)244-1583
- Colorado State University
In 1914 Congress authorized Extension in each state. The purpose of the Extension system is to provide a link between university research and the citizens of each state. While research is conducted at the university level, information and expertise are provided by our country's extension specialists to help you solve problems and improve your quality of life.
Tri-River Extension (970) 244-1834
Entomologist/ Agronomist – Bob Hammon
Small Acreage Management
Master Gardener Help Desk (Mesa County) (970) 244-1836
- List of Commercial Applicators in Mesa County
- Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) (970) 242-4511
Assistance for Agricultural Land Owners