Location:

Ag Commissioners Office-Demo Room
1720 South Maple Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
                 
Agenda:
    
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
        
Lodging Recommendation:
   
 

SALINAS - NOVEMBER 16, 2016

FRESNO - NOVEMBER 17, 2016

*Continuing Education Credits for DPR are pending and SRM has 4.5 CEU approved for all workshops.