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Thursday

Thursday - Crop Session - November 2nd

Morning Coffee Sponsored by Nufarm Americas
8:00 to 8:50 AM Syngenta Herbicides Can Preventor Eliminate Weeds to Either Replace or Reduce Manual or Mechanical Weed Removal, Micah Scange, Syngenta, Ephrata
8:50 to 9:15 AM Integrated Organic Weed Control for Tree Fruit and Vegetables, Tianna Dupond,Washington State University,  Wenatchee, WA
9:15 to 9:40 AM Safety and Calibration, Gwen-Alyn Hoheisel, Washington State University, Prosser, WA
9:40 to 10:10 AM Morning Break Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
10:10 to 10:35 AM Best Management Practices For Weed Control in an Organic System,  Gina Colfer, Wilbur Ellis, Salinas, CA
10:35 to 11:00 AM Simple and Flexible Options for Weed Control in PNW Cereal Crops, Nate Andersen, Bayer Corporation, Moses Lake, WA
11:00 to 11:50 AM Herbicide Modes of Action and Relationships to Herbicide ResistanceJames Zahand,Dow AgroSciences, Veradale, WA
Noon to 1:30 PM Lunch

Thursday - Aquatics Session

1:30 to 2:20 PM Flowering Rush in the Columbia RiverJulie Sanderson, Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board, Wenatchee, WA
2:20 to 2:45 PM Aquatic Weed Control Using Driver Assisted Suction Harvesting and Hand Pulling Method, Janet Spingath, Good 2 Grow, LLC, Lakewood, WA
2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break Sponsored by Helena Chemical
3:15 to 3:40 PM Precision Spraying With Drones, Kyle Stutesman, Droneseed, Seattle, WA
3:40 to 4:05 PM

Impacts of Invasive Parrotfeather on Fish Habitat in the Chehalis River, Lauren Kuehne, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

4:05 to 4:40 PM Okanogan Lake Management Strategies 2013-Present, Dave Kluttz, Lakeland Restoration Services, Priest River, ID
4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company

Thursday - Vegetation Management Session

Morning Coffee Sponsored by NuFarm Americas
8:00 to 8:50 AM Managing Weeds and Vegetation Communities in a Changing World, Dr. Dean PearsonRocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT
8:50 to 9:15 AM Weeds, Bees, and Beyond the Pavement Edge, Cathy Lucero, Clallam County Noxious Weed Board, Port Angeles, WA
9:15 to 9:40 AM New Formations and Product Trials on Invasive SpeciesJon Storr, Nufarm Americas, Greenacres, WA
9:40 to 10:10 AM Morning Break Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
10:10 to 10:45 AM Organic Certification – Land Requirements, Brenda Book, WSDA Organics Department, Olympia, WA
10:45 to 11:10 AM Bayer Product Update, Kent Pittard, Bayer Vegetation Management, Kalama, WA
11:10 to Noon Increasing Lipiphilic Character in Your Herbicide Tank Mix and Why You Would Want ToJudd Fitzgerald, Helena Chemical Company, Highlands Ranch, CO
Noon to 1:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 to 1:50 PM Using Drones to Control Weeds and BrushKyle Stutesman, Drone See
1:50 to 2:15 PM Using the PICOL Online Database, Leonora Jones, Washington State University, Puyallup, WA
2:15 to 2:45 PM Controlling English Ivy and English HollyBruce McDonald, and Wesley Wasson, Helena Chemical Company, Shelton, WA
2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break Sponsored by Helena Chemical
3:15 to 3:40 PM Dow Agrosciences Product Update, Bob Stewart, Dow Agrosciences, Albany, OR
3:40 to 4:15 PM Pesticides in Washington State Surface WaterGeorge Tuttle, Washington State Department of Agriculture,
4:05 to 4:40 PM Over 20 Years in the Making, Spartina Control in North Puget Sound, Sonny GohrmanSnohomish County Weed Board, Arlington, WA
4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company

Thursday - Turf and Ornamental Session

Morning Coffee Sponsored by Nufarm Americas
8:00 to 8:50 AM Healthy Turfgrass Reduces Pesticide Use, Paula Dinius, WSU Chelan County Extension, Wenatchee, WA
8:50 to 9:15 AM Bore and Scale Identification and Timing for Best Control Using ZYLAM, Mike Sorensen, PBI Gordon, Ridgefield, WA
9:15 to 9:40 AM Communicating with the Public about Pesticides and RiskAmy Hallman, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
9:40 to 10:10 AM Morning Break Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
10:10 to 11:00 AM Turf Insect Identification and Control Timing and ProductsRick Fletcher, Nufarm Americas, Morrisville, NC
11:00 to 11:50 AM Inspections: What to Expect!, Aaron Brown, Washington Department of Agriculture, Spokane, WA
Noon Luncheon
1:30 to 2:20 PM Digital Tools for Application Record KeepingZach Hilditch, Wilbur Ellis Company,Idaho Falls, ID
2:20 to 2:45 PM Plant Problem Diagnosis – What They Can Test For and How To Identify Drift Problems,Rachel Bomberger, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break Sponsored by Helena Chemical
3:15 to 3:40 PM Testing for Pesticides: Sampling Considerations and Analytical Methods Dr. Todd Taruscio, Anateck Labs, Moscow, ID
3:40 to 4:05 PM Weeds 101 and a New Chemistry Coming From Dow Agrosciences, Frank Santiago, Dow Agrosciences
4:05 to 4:40 PM Green Clean Pro for Uses Around the Outside of Your House, Sarah Brackman, BioSafe, Olympia, WA
4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company