Register Now for Extension’s Weed Management for Forest Landowners Workshop

Posted On June 24, 2018— Written By

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The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a Weed Management for Forest Landowners Workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Thursday July 26 from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro.

Agenda:

Hand Applied Herbicides and Uses for Forestry

Cogongrass ID and Control

  • Presenter: Colby Lambert, ASA – Forestry, NC Cooperative Extension
  • Learn about effective methods for using hand-applied herbicides for forest stewardship, wildlife habitat improvement, and invasive species control
  • Learn about an important invasive species, cogongrass, how to identify and control this species and the effects on the forest ecosystem

Herbicide Prescriptions for Southern Pines and Hardwoods 

  • Presenter: Jeff Tapley, Crop Production Services
  • Learn about effective herbicide prescriptions for loblolly and longleaf pine and hardwoods
  • Learn about the combination of herbicides for effective site preparation and weed control (herbaceous and woody) for pines and hardwoods

This workshop will provide 2 continuing certification credits for private and commercial pesticide applicators in classes G, N, D, and X.

This workshop has also been approved for Society of American Foresters 2 hours Category 1 CFE credits.

Advance registration is required for this workshop. The deadline to register is July 20. The cost of the workshop is $10. Call 919-542-8244 or email Debbie Roos for more information.

Register online for the workshop

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Photo of Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production (919) 542-8244 debbie_roos@ncsu.eduChatham County, North Carolina
Updated on Jul 9, 2018
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