Rights-of-Way and Integrated Vegetation Management
When: Fri., Mar. 29, 2019(8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
Where: Penn State Extension Mercer County
463 N. Perry Hwy.
Mercer, Pennsylvania 16137
registration deadline: March 22, 2019
Rights-of-Way and Integrated Vegetation Management will provide insight and beneficial information for vegetation managers in roadside, public utility, DOT's, municipalities, native species land reclamation, & non-agriculture industrial sites.
To Be Covered
- How to control those hard to manage invasive weeds. Participants will practice identifying the plants, including desired vegetation systems, including:
- Mile a Minute
- Japanese Stiltgrass
- Japanese Knotweed
- Exotic Bush Honeysuckle
- Proper application methods that conserve pollinators and ecological integrity while achieving management objectives.
08:30 am Registration
09:00 am Welcome and Objectives
09:15 am The Evolution and Innovation of Vegetation Management Control Measures on Rights-of-Way Including Turf, Landscape, and Tree Maintenance Areas Within Them
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Factors Affecting Herbicide Product Performance Bayer Product Update and Proper Product Use on Highway R/W including Turf, Landscape, and Desirable Tree Areas
11:30 am Are You Label Literate or Just Fooling?
12:00 pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 pm Are You Label Literate or Just Fooling? (continued)
01:15 pm Identification and Management of Invasive and Control Species Within R/W Corridors Including Landscape Areas
02:20 pm Innovations in Application Equipment and Digital Tools
03:30 pm About You, Questions, and Evaluation
04:00 pm Adjourn
Frequently Asked Questions
Sharon I Gripp, Gregory Hoover, Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.