Cheatgrass Management Workshop
December 28, 2016
The Lewis and Clark Conservation District and the Lewis and Clark County Weed District are co-hosting a seminar on the management of “cheatgrass” on forage and range/pasture land. Lunch will be provided.
Six RE-CERTIFICATION CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED FOR PRIVATE, COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT APPLICATORS.
DATE: FEBRUARY 2, 2017
TIME: 9:00 AM TO 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Helena Valley Community Center, 3553 Tizer Road, Helena MT 59602
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: JANUARY 26, 2017
COST : $15 PER PERSON
TOPICS will include:
- Management of cheatgrass on crop/hay land
- Management of cheatgrass on range/pasture
- Management of water and herbicides
- Management Opportunity – Soil Inoculation for cheatgrass
SPEAKERS will include:
- Jane Mangold – MSU – Rangeland
- Susan Tallman—NRCS– Forage
- Cecil Tharp – Water Quality and Herbicides – MSU
- Cheryl Swartzkopf— Soil Inoculant – Weed Suppressive Bacteria
9:00 to 9:30 am – Registration and/or Check-in, coffee/tea/donuts
MODERATOR—Lewis and Clark Conservation District Supervisor
WELCOME – Lewis and Clark County Commissioner – Susan Good Geise – Chairperson
9:30 to 10:30 am – Management of Cheatgrass – Native and Introduced Grass Lands
10:30 to 11:30 am – Management of Cheatgrass – Forage Land
11:30 to 12:15 pm – Water Quality and Herbicide Performance
12:15 to 12:45 pm – Lunch
12:45 to 1:45pm – Weed Suppressive Bacteria – Management Opportunity!
1:45 to 2:00 pm – BREAK
2:00 to 3:00 pm – Weed Suppressive Bacteria Continued
3:00 – Questions and Answers
To register, contact the CD office at 406-449-5000 ext. 112, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will accept credit cards, or you may use PayPal, or you can send a check with registration information (# attending, contact phone number or email) to Lewis & Clark Conservation District, 790 Colleen Street, Helena MT 59601. The cost is $15/person.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED