Current Topics in Farm & Forest Health
University of Idaho Extension is offering: Current Topics in Farm & Forest Health
A variety of factors can affect forest, range, and crop-land health. Current Topics is an annual program that provides landowners and managers with some of the latest information on issues that impact the achievement of land management goals.
This year’s program will focus on a variety of farm and forest health topics including the Round-up controversy, herbicide prescriptions for forestry, bark beetle update, an overview of the National Forest Insect & Disease Risk Map, and Hay Quality & Grassy Weed Management.
 Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, at the Ponderosa Restaurant, Orofino, Idaho. Sign-In/Registration begins at 8:30 am.
8:30 am Sign-in/Registration
9:00 am Welcome & Introduction, Bill Warren, UI Extension, Clearwater County
9:10 am What’s Up with Round-up? Doug Finkelnberg, UI Extension, Area Educator NC Idaho
10:10 am Herbicide Prescriptions for Forest Vegetation Control, Dan Miller, Idaho Department of Lands, Forest Pathologist, (contracted)
11:10 am Break
11:30 am Bark Beetles and Other Forest Health Issues in 2017, Tom Eckberg, Idaho Department of Lands, Forest Health Program Manager
12:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 pm Creation & Application of the National Insect & Disease Risk Map, Gina Davis, U.S. Forest Service, Entomologist
2:30 pm Hay Quality and Grassy Weed Management, Ken Hart, UI Extension, Lewis County
3:30 pm Wrap-Up/Evaluations/Pesticide Credit Distribution
Idaho and Washington Pesticide Credits Requested
SAF Continuing Forestry Education Credits and Idaho Pro-logger Credits Requested
 Pre-registration is highly encouraged to help us plan for handouts and refreshments. Cost is $15.00 per person. Make checks payable to “UI Extension Workshop Fund”. Send registration form and payment to: 2200 Michigan Ave., Orofino, ID 83544. Call the UI Extension office at 208-476-4434 or email to request detailed program information. 

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