Weed Superintendent

Cris Burkes

Weed Superintendent

Complaints about noxious weeds in Deuel County can be made by calling the Weed Superintendent's office at (308) 874-6042 or by completing the weed complaint form provided here and submitting it to the Deuel County Noxious Weed Control Authority.

The county weed superintendent duties include:

  • Being certified, in writing, by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture as a commercial applicator.
  • Examining all lands under the jurisdiction of the control authority to determine if the Noxious Weed Control Act and the rules and regulations are being complied with.
  • Compiling infestation data and other reports as the Director of Agriculture or control authority may require.
  • Supervising and carrying out the coordinated control program within the county.
  • Completing 20 hours of continuing education, annually.
  • Ascertaining and tabulating the approximate amount and location of land infested with noxious weeds in the county, annually.
  • Ascertaining and preparing information required by the county board for preparation of the county budget.