Council undertakes ongoing weed control on regional roads to manage a number of weed species including Patterson’s Curse, Horehound, Nightshade and Blackberry.
Greater Shepparton City Council Manager Environment Greg McKenzie said “that spring and summer were the best times to control these weeds and ensure they are kept under control”.
“Farmers and other regional property owners will be aware of the importance of undertaking weed control. This is something we have to stay on top of, we undertake a regular program of works every year to assist with controlling weeds such as Patterson’s Curse, Horehound, Nightshade and Blackberry ,” said Mr McKenzie.
“Keeping the weeds under control assists with preserving our native vegetation and also nearby crops,” said Mr McKenzie.
For more information and a map of the areas Council will be spraying please visit www.greatershepparton.com.au