Agricultural Center Conference Room
UC Cooperative Extension Monterey County
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, Ca 93901 



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 Developing an Integrated Pest Management Plan: Control of Ground Squirrels using Bait, Burrow Fumigation, and other Methods – Roger Baldwin, Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution Specialist, UC Davis
 9:45 am Targeting Tumbleweed: Strategies for Control – Devii R. Rao, UC Cooperative Extension Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
10:15 am Management Strategies for Noxious Weeds: Yellow Star Thistle, Italian thistle, Purple Starthistle, and Milk Thistle – Joe DiTomaso, UC Davis Professor and UC Cooperative Extension Specialist
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Adaptive Grazing Management for Weed Control – Ken Tate, UC Davis Professor and Rangeland Watershed Sciences Cooperative Extension Specialist
11:30 am Twenty five years of Poisonous Plants and Livestock - Marcia Booth, senior analytical chemist in the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, UC Davis
12:00 pm Lunch (included with registration)
1:15 pm Traditional Knowledge on Invasive Species Management – Capture and Share
1:30 pm DPR Laws and Regulations Update - Sergio Moreno, County of Monterey Agricultural Commissioner's Office
2:00 pm Ecology and Management of Medusahead – Elise Gornish, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist in Restoration Ecology
2:30 pm Changing with Drought – Long term forage production and species composition – Royce  Larsen, UC Cooperative Extension Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
3:00 pm New Options and Tested Methods for Weed Management – Beau Miller, Rangeland Specialist, Dow AgroSciences 
3:30 pm Closing Remarks
3:45 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.