Weed Conference 2016
2016 Program

66th Washington State Weed Conference
November 2-4, 2016 - The Wenatchee Convention Center
Wenatchee, Washington

NOVEMBER 3rd
Thursday - Crop Session
Morning Break Sponsored by Ag Enterprise Supply
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Herbicide Testing in Berries, Dr. Tim Miller, Washington State University, Mount Vernon, WA
8:50 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Integrated Weed Control in Cereal Grain Cropping Systems, Aaron Esser, Washington State University, Ritzville, WA
9:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Morning Break - Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
10:10 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Pesticides May Be Hazardous to Bees, But Are They Also Risky?, Dr. Allan Felsot, Washington State University, Richland, WA
10:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Pesticide Container Recycling, Mary Sue Giland, Agri-Plas, Inc., Brooks, OR
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Current Status of Glyphosate Re-registrations Worldwide, Dr. Tim Miller, Washington State University, Mount Vernon, WA
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
NOVEMBER 3rd
Thursday - Aquatic Session
1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Using Calibration Tools and Processes to Effectively Calibrate and Analyze Aquatic Treatments, David Klutz, Lakeland Restoration Services, Priest River, ID
2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Yellow Flag Iris in Washington State, Greg Haubrich, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Yakima, WA
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break - Sponsored by Nufarm Americas, Inc.
3:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Curly Leaf Pondweed ID And Control, Jenifer Parsons, Department of Ecology, Union Gap, WA
3:40 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Chelan PUD’s Integrated Terrestrial Invasive Plant Control Plan, Von R. Pope, Chelan County PUD, Wenatchee, WA
4:05 p.m. - 4:040 p.m. A Look At A Different Approach for Large Scale Aquatic Treatments, Amy Ferriter, Crop Protection Services, Timberland Division, Boise, ID
4:45 p.m. Social Hour - Sponsored by Wilbur Ellis

NOVEMBER 3rd
Thursday - Vegetation Management Session
Morning Break Sponsored by Ag Enterprise Supply
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Cleaning Right-Of-Way Spray Equipment: Lessons Learned From the Agricultural Industry, Dr. Whitford, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
8:50 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Alligare Vegetation Management Solutions, Matt Zoost, Alligare, Santa Maria, CA
9:15 a.m.- 9:40 a.m. Blanket Permit for Nozzle Pressures and Update on Statewide & County Use Restricted Herbicide Rules, Scott Neilson, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Spokane, WA
9:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Morning Break - Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
10:10 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Weed Identification – Noxious or Nuisance? Julie Sanderson, Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board, Wenatchee, WA
10:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. An Overview of Sulfonyurea Herbicides, Updates on Bayer VM Products, Kent Pittard, Bayer Vegetation Management, Kalama, WA
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. The Adjuvant Decision…Perhaps The Most Important, David Lane, Loveland Products Inc., Coeur d’Alene, ID
Noon - 1:30 p.m.Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Learning From An Inspection, Christopher Sutherland, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Yakima, WA
2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Pesticide Container Recycling, Mary Sue Gililand, Agri-Plas, Inc., Brooks, OR
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break - Sponsored by Nufarm Americas
3:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Controlling Invasive Weeds and Brush. Update on Nufarm IVM Products, Jon Storr, Nufarm, Greenacres, WA
3:40 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Aqumix Chemical Blending From an Applicator’s Viewpoint, Jon Valley, Deschutes County, Bend, OR
4:05 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. State NPDES Aquatic Pesticide Discharge Permits for Management of Noxious Weeds and Native Nuisance Plants, Nathan Lubliner, Washington State Department of Ecology, Olympia, WA
4:45 p.m. Social Hour - Sponsored by Wilbur Ellis

NOVEMBER 3rd
Thursday - Turf and Ornamental Session
Morning Break Sponsored by Ag Enterprise Supply
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Addressing Customer Concerns in the Field, Dr. Gwen Stahnke, Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla, WA
8:50 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Herbicide 101, Elyssa Trejo, Dow AgroSciences, Vancouver, WA
9:15 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Introduction to Sprayer Calibration, Ryan Riley, Ag Enterprise Supply, Inc., Cheney, WA
9:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Morning Break - Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
10:10 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Surfactants: Where, When and How, Dan Comingore, Wilbur Ellis, Madras, OR
10:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Understanding Application Errors, ID Problems, and How To Correct Visual Quiz, Dr. James Frelich, JR Frelich & Associates, Salem, OR
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Adjuvants and the Power of the Spray Droplet, Dr. Whitford, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Noon - 1:30 p.m.Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Controlling Weeds in Your Turf, Vanelle Peterson, Dow AgroSciences, Ft. Collins, CO
2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Controlling Weeds in Ornamental Beds, Michael Sorensen, P BI Gordon, Battle Ground, WA
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break - Sponsored by Nufarm Americas
3:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Brush Control in the Landscape Setting, Bob Stewart, Dow AgroSciences, Albany, OR
3:40 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Can I Spray Today Continued. Safe and Proper Applications and Updates from WSDA, Aaron Brown, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Spokane, WA
4:45 p.m. Social Hour - Sponsored by Wilbur Ellis

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