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Thursday - November 4th - Crop Session

Morning Coffee sponsored by SePRO Corporation

8:00 - 8:50 AM

Grazing Before and After Wildfire to Limit Fire Risk and Limit Exotic Plant Dominance, Tipton D. Hudson, WSU Extension, Ellensburg, WA
8:50 - 9:15 AM Utilizing Milestone IThe Fall For Noxious Weeds And Winter Annual Grasses IA One Pass ApplicationTrent Brusseau, Corteva Agriscience, Caldwell, ID
9:15 - 9:40 AM

New, Innovative Bioherbicide for Cheat, Medusahead, Joint Goat, Brett Huse, Biowest Ag Solutions, American Falls, ID

9:40 - 10:05 AM Winter Annual Grass Control and Site Reclamation, Dr. George Beck, Alligare, LLC., Windsor, CO
10:05 - 10:35 AM

Morning Break  Sponsored by Ag Enterprise Supply, Inc

10:35 - 11:00 AM

Rejuvra® Herbicide – Restoration and Protection of Rangeland, Natural Areas and CRP LandsKent Pittard, Bayer Vegetation Management, Kelso, WA

11:00 - 11:50 AM

Range and Pasture Hebicide Control, Jerome Otto, Corteva

Noon - 1:30 PM


Thursday - Aquatics Session

1:30 to 2:20 PM Research and Development of Aquatic Plant Management Strategies: Evaluation of AirBubble Screens (ABS) for Minimizing Water Exchange and Extending Herbicide Contact Times,Dr. Bradley T. Sartain, US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
2:20 to 2:45 PM Identification and Control of Floating and Submerged Aquatic Weeds in Washington State, Ben Peterson, King County Noxious Weed Program, Seattle, WA
2:45 - 3:10 PM Nuisance Aquatic & Riparian Vegetation: Options and Considerations for Herbicide Control, Dave Bloget, Alligare, LLC, Redding, CA 
3:10 to 3:40 PM Afternoon Break  Sponsored by Biosafe Systems, LLC
3:15 to 3:40 PM Solutions for Aquatic Weed and Algae ControlTravis FullerSePRO Corporation, Lynnwood, WA
3:40 to 4:05 PM

Aquatic Plant and Algae Control in Flowing and Ponded Irrigation Systems using Endothall,Craig Smith, UPL-NA Inc., Boise, ID

4:05 - 4:40 PM


4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company

Thursday - Vegetation Management Session

Morning Coffee sponsored by SePRO Corporation

8:00 - 8:50 AM Review of TerraVue Herbicide, Rob LaGrange, Corteva Agrisicence, Vancouver, WA 
8:50 - 9:15 AM Review of Esplanade® Sure, Plainview™ and Rejuvra® HerbicidesKent Pittard, Bayer Vegetation Management, Kelso, WA
9:15 - 9:40 AM Controlling Invasive Weeds and BrushJon Storr, Nufarm, Greenacers, WA
9:40 - 10:10 AM Morning BreakSponsored by Ag Enterprise Supply, Inc
10:10 - 11:00 AM What Can We Learn from Traffic Accidents Involving Spray Equipment?, Dr. Fred Whitford, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
11:00 - 11:25 AM Sprayer Calibration and Technology, Ryan Kuster, Ag Enterprise Supply, Inc., Cheney, WA 
11: 25 - 11:50 AM How to Maximize Your Soil Residual Applications with Proper Adjuvant Selection, Jeff Schwab, Wilbur-Ellis Company, Mount Vernon, WA
Noon - 1:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 - 2:20 PM Total Vegetation Management Summary and Data Review, Dr. George Beck, Alligare, LLC., Windsor, CO
2:20 - 2:45 PM Aquamix Container Management Solutions, Dennis Capper and John-Paul Culligan, Nutrien Solutions, Woodland, WA
2:45 - 3:15 PM Afternoon Break - Sponsored by Biosafe Systems, LLC
3:15 - 3:40 PM WA State Noxious Weed Board Update, Anne Schuster, WA State Noxious Weed Control Board, Olympia, WA
3:40 - 4:05 PM

Auxin Formulations, Brian Hodges, Helena Agri-Enterprise, Albuquerque, NM

4:05 - 4:40 PM

Identifying Weeds of Concern in Eastern WashingtonSusan Bird, Yakima County Noxious Weed Control, Yakima, WA

4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company

Thursday - Turf and Ornamental Session

Morning Coffee sponsored  by SePRO Corporation

8:00 - 8:50 AM ID & Control of Insects in Turf and TreesDr. Paul Marquardt, Corteva Agriscience,
8:50 - 9:15 AM Noxious Weed IdentificationAnne Schuster, WA State Noxious Weed Control Board, Olympia, WA
9:15 - 9:40 AM Weed Control in Cool Season Turf, Luke Barnett, BASF, Boise, ID
9:40 - 10:10 AM Morning Break  Sponsored by Ag Enterprise Supply, Inc.
10:10 - 10:35 AM Why Use a Premium Herbicide? Justin Horlacher, Nufarm, Bend, OR
10:35 to 11:00 AM Reducing Labor by Using Newer Chemistries in Your Landscapes, Michael Sorensen, PBI Gordon, Battle Ground, WA
11:00 to 11:50 AM How to Select and Improve Herbicide Selection and Efficacy on Tough to Control Grassy Weeds in Landscape Beds and Turfgrass, Chris Concienne, Helena Agri-Enterprises, Spokane, WA 
Noon Luncheon
1:30 - 2:20 PM Applicator Stewardship and CalibrationDoing the Right Thing, Andrei Omel, Wilbur Ellis Company, Pasco, WA
2:20 - 2:45 PM Weed Control in Beds/Bermudagrass ControlDr. Zac Reicher, Bayer Environmental Science, Cary, NC [virtual]
2:45 - 3:15 PM Afternoon Break - Sponsored by Biosafe Systems, LLC
3:15 - 3:40 PM Pre and Post Control of High Anxiety Broad Leaf and Grassy WeedsFrank Santiago, Simplot Professional Products, Woodland, WA
3:40 to 4:05 PM

Improving Weed Control on Turf with the Correct Surfactants, Bronc Max, Renegade EA and Syltac EA.  Broadleaf Weed control with the herbicides Foundation and Desperado, Tim Magney, Wilbur Ellis Co., LLC., Spokane Valley, WA

4:05 - 4:40 PM Preemergent Control of Grassy and Broad Leaf Weeds, Colm Allen, Corteva Agriscience


4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company