Ag Commissioners Office-Demo Room
1720 South Maple Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
8:00 am Booths can be set up
8:30 am Registration Open, Light Refreshments and Booth Viewing
9:00 am Welcome
9:15 am Local Research in Weed Management - Kurt Hembree UC Cooperative Extension Fresno County Weed Management Advisor
9:45 am Ecology and Management of Medusahead – Elise Gornish, Ph.D., UC Cooperative Extension Specialist in Restoration Ecology
10:15 am Management Strategies for Noxious Weeds: Goat Grass and Italian Thistle – Joe DiTomaso, Ph.D., UC Davis Professor and UC Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Effective and Efficient Tools for Invasive Species Management – Guy Kyser, UC Davis Research Specialist
11:30 Adaptive Grazing Management for Weed Control – Ken Tate, Ph.D., Rangeland Cooperative Extension Specialist
12:00 pm Lunch (included with registration)
1:15 pm Traditional Knowledge on Invasive Species Management – Capture and Share
1:30 pm Ag Commissioners Office - Update on Laws and Regulations 
2:00 pm Biology, Ecology and Management of Aquatic Weeds in Ponds – John Madsen, Research Biologist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service
2:30 pm Case Study and Cost Share Opportunities for Weed Management – Fletch Nelson, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
3:00 pm Closing Remarks
3:30 pm Adjourn to Refreshments and Networking
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*Continuing Education Credits for DPR are pending and SRM has 4.5 CEU approved for all workshops.