Weeds Out of Control?


Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM until 11:30 AM

Location: Sawtooth Botanical Garden, Ketchum

Phone: 788-5516

Email: bnickel@co.blaine.id.us

Link: http://www.blainecounty.org

Event Description

The Blaine County Noxious Weed Department and the Wood River Land Trust are hosting a free "Weeds Out of Control" workshop on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Come for coffee and treats at 8:30 a.m. Workshop starts promptly at 9 a.m.
Workshop Agenda
9 am: Learn how timing, surfactants, soil health, irrigation, proper weed identification and correct herbicide pairing can reduce your herbicide use and control weeds. Jeff Beacham with Arborcare

10:00 – 10:45 am: Bio-control: Using host specific insects to control weeds without herbicides. How to build and maintain a community insectuary for spotted knapweed weevils. Joey Milan, Biological Control Specialist, BLM

10:45 - 11:30 am: Mechanical weed control and Integrated Pest Management with Kathryn Goldman (former Executive Director of Pesticide Action Network).
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