Cheatgrass Management Workshop

When:
February 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
2017-02-02T09:00:00-07:00
2017-02-02T15:30:00-07:00
Where:
Valley Community Center
3553 Tizer Rd
Helena, MT 59602
USA
Cost:
15.00
Contact:
Chris Evans
406-449-5000 ext. 112

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 landno standard photo
  • 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

AGENDA:

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 lccd@mt.net.  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