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Thursday

Thursday - Crop Session - November 8th

 
8:00 to 8:50 AM Air Blast Sprayer OperationChris Sutherland, WA State Department of Agriculture
8:50 to 9:15 AM Worker Protection Standard Regulation for 2019Ofelio Borges, WA State Dept. of Agriculture, Yakima, WA
9:15 to 9:40 AM Don’t Guestimate, Calibrate!, Marc Miller, Franklin County Weed Control Board, Pasco, WA
9:40 to 10:10 AM Morning Break  Sponsored by Bayer Vegetation Management
10:10 to 10:35 AM Weed Control in Tree Nuts and Vines, Dr. Tim Miller, Washington State University, Mt. Vernon, WA
10:35 to 11:00 AM TBD
11:00 to 11:50 AM Nutrient Management in Tree FruitBernardita Sallato, Washington State University, Prosser, WA
Noon to 1:30 PM Lunch

Thursday - Aquatics Session

1:30 to 2:20 PM Flowering Rush, Virgil Dupuis, Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT
2:20 to 2:45 PM Nuisance Aquatic & Riparian Vegetation; Options and Considerations in Control, Andrew Z SkiboPhD, Alligare LLC, Missoula, MT
2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break  Sponsored by Helena Agra Enterprises
3:15 to 3:40 PM

ProcellaCOR a Novel Herbicide Technology for Selective Management of Aquatic Invasive Plants, Travis Fuller, SePRO, Carmel, IN

3:40 to 4:05 PM

TBD

4:05 to 4:40 PM Algae and Cyanobacteria, a Targeted Management Perspective, William Ratajczyk, Lonza Business, Reedsburg, WI
4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company

Thursday - Vegetation Management Session

 
8:00 to 8:25 AM Medusa Head and Other Noxious Weed Identification, Marty Hudson, Klickitat Noxious Weed Control Board, Goldendale, WA
8:25 to 9:15 AM Title TBD, Steve Manning, Invasive Plant Management, Nashville, TN
9:15 to 9:40 AM Using Adjuvants to Improve Your Spray EffectivenessJohn Westerdahl, Wilbur-Ellis Company, Vancouver, WA
9:40 to 10:10 AM Morning Break Sponsored by Bayer Vegetation Management
10:10 to 10:35 AM TBD
10:35 to 11:50 AM TBD
Noon to 1:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 to 1:55 PM Esplanade® 200SC – Results of Selective Applications; Bayer VM Product Portfolio Update, Kent Pittard, Bayer Vegetation Management, Kalama, WA
1:55 to 2:20 PM Triclopyr Formulations and ApplicationsRob LaGrange, Corteva Agri Science, Vancouver, WA
2:20 to 2:45 PM Adjuvants & Herbicides, Wesley Wasson, Helena Chemical company, Shelton, WA
2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break Sponsored by Helena Agra Enterprises
3:15 to 3:40 PM Managing Herbicide Resistance in Bare Ground ApplicationsJon Storr, Nufarm, Greenacres, WA
3:40 to 4:05 PM Biocontrol of Weed: Current and Potential New Biocontrol AgentsJennifer Andreas, Washington State University, Puyallup, WA
4:05 to 4:40 PM Pollinators on WA Department of Transportation Rights of Way, Kelly McAllister, WA Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA
4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company

Thursday - Turf and Ornamental Session

8:00 to 8:50 AM Pesticides & Plant Defense SystemsPaula Dinius, Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA
8:50 to 9:15 AM What Herbicides to Use on Hard to Control Weeds in Turf, Tim Magney, Wilbur Ellis Company LLC, Spokane, WA
9:15 to 9:40 AM Correct Weed Identification and Control Measures, Mike Sorensen, PBI Gordon, Battle Ground, WA
9:40 to 10:10 AM Morning Break Sponsored by Bayer Vegetation Management
10:10 to 10:35 AM TBD
10:35 to 11:00 AM Controlling weeds in the landscape with new tools, Justin Horlacher, Nufarm Americas, Bend, OR
11:00 to 11:50 AM Ornamental Plants Gone Wild, Wendy DesCamp, Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board, Olympia, WA
Noon Luncheon
1:30 to 2:20 PM Best Practices in controlling weeds in ornamental beds and landscaped areas, Frank SantiagoDowDupont TM, Vancouver, WA
2:20 to 2:45 PM EcoPRO Certification for Landscape Professionals, Ray Willard, Washington Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA
2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break Sponsored by Helena Agra Enterprises
3:15 to 3:40 PM What Does It Mean to Practice Integrated Vegetation Management?, Ray Willard, Washington Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA
3:40 to 4:05 PM Killing Weeds Nicely Using Reduced Risk Products, Sarah Brackman, BioSafe Systems, Olympia, WA
4:05 to 4:40 PM Crabgrass and Grassy Weed Management in Turf, Corbett Schnatmeyer, BASF, Sacramento, CA
4:45 PM Social Hour Sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis Company