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15th Annual Invasive Weed Management Meeting

For the past 14 years Black Hills area weed managers have put together a joint invasive weed management training that is designed specifically for herbicide applicators, although anyone who wants learn more about invasive weeds and their management is welcome to attend.   The training is free and there is no need to register. Lunch is provided by our sponsors Mid-Dakota Vegetation Management and Crop Production Services (CPS) Timberland Division.

                                                             AGENDA

                                                      Tuesday, May 15th
4-H Walt Taylor Building   601 E. Centre Street   Rapid City, SD 57701
For more information contact: Scott Guffey (605) 394-5320
9AM Welcome
9:05 Noxious Weed Facts
9:20 Record Keeping and Spray Report Requirements
9:35 Herbicide Label Information
10:00 Weed Identification
10:30 Break
10:45 Toxicity and Safety
11:15 Fire Prevention
11:40 Equipment Maintenance
Noon Lunch (Provided)
12:30 Non-target Plants, Pollinators, & Additional Concerns
1:15 In the Field First Aid
2:00 Break
2:15 Spray Application
3:00 Spray Equipment Calibration
                 
                                                           Wednesday, May 16
ATV Certified Training Course
4-H Walt Taylor Building  6001 E Centre Street  Rapid City, SD 57701
8 AM ATV Safety Course
We have certified instructors available to put an ATV safety course for ATV applicators on Wednesday, May 16th. To register for the ATV safety course Contact Tyrel Schmelz (605) 394-2391 / tyrel.schmelz@state.sd.us

 

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