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WESTERN GULF SILVICULTURAL

TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE

December 14, 2017

Forest Herbicides: New Science & Product Updates


     

8:00     Onsite registration and check-in


8:20     Welcoming Remarks

                              Dr. A. Gordon Holley – Professor of Forest Economics and Management, Louisiana

                                                                  Tech University


8:30     Industry Update on Herbicide Availability, Formulations, Manufacturers and Distributors

                              Jon Lunsford – Texas/Louisiana Territory Manager, Crop Production Services


9:15     Chemical Site Preparation Options and Considerations for Pine

                               Dr. Eric Taylor – Siviculturist III, Texas A&M Forest Service


10:00     Break


10:15     Mid-Rotation Competition Control Options and Considerations for Pine

                               Mr. Robby Keen – Area Manager, Red River Specialties


11:00     Effects of early-rotation vegetation control intensity and frequency on loblolly pine plantation

                       yield and financial performance

                                Dr. Michael Blazier – Professor, Forestry and Environmental Science, Louisiana

                                                                 State University Agricultural Center

                                Dr. Shaun Tanger, Assistant Professor, Forest Economist, Louisiana State University


12:00     Lunch


1:30     Vegetation Control Options and Consideration for Hardwood Forests

                                Dr. Kyle Cunningham – Assistant Professor of Forestry, University of Arkansas


2:15     Forest Herbicide DST Introduction and Discussion

                                Dr. Eric Taylor – Siviculturist III, Texas A&M Forest Service


2:45     Break


3:00     Invasive Species Chemical Control Options

                                Dr. Rick Williams – State Forester, NRCS


3:45     Facilitated Discussion on Vegetation Control Issues


4:30     Wrap-up & Adjourn


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Supported in part by

Society of American Foresters CFEs and Pesiticide CEUs for Texas and Louisiana are approved