April 5, 2016

State of Alabama
Press Release: Forestry Commission, Alabama

Forestry Pesticide Safety Workshop

April 19, 2016
9:00 am – 3:15 pm
USDA Agriculture Service Center
Andalusia, AL

8:30-9:00 Registration & Welcome
9:00-10:00 Pesticide Safety and Toxicity
Mike Older, AFC Southeast Regional Forester

10:00-11:00 Invasive Plant Identification & Control 
   Dr. Nancy Loewenstein, Research Fellow, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University

11:00-12:00 Herbicide Use in Longleaf Pine Forest 
   Mark Hainds, LBW School of Forestry 
   12:00-1:00 Lunch Provided By Covington County Forestry Committee
1:00-2:30 Ground, Aerial Applications of Forestry Herbicides and E-Cert. 
   Garrison Hale, Licensed Applicator for Pritchett Forestry Inc. 
   Randy Rilling, Chemical Rep. for Crop Production Services (CPS)

2:30-3:15 Wrap-up, Questions and Evaluations

 10 Pesticide Point’s for D & R, FOR, and ROW. 4.5 Forestry and 6 PLM CFE’s approved.
*For further information contact: Charles Simon, Covington County Extension Office 334-222-1125

Flyer: http://www.forestry.alabama.gov/PDFs/Forestry_Herbicide_Program_2016_with_CFEs.pdf

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