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Feb
2
Thu
Cheatgrass Management Workshop @ Valley Community Center
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Lewis and Clark Conservation District and the Lewis and Clark County Weed District are co-hosting a seminar on the management of “cheatgrass” on forage and range/pasture land.  Lunch will be provided. 

Six RE-CERTIFICATION CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED FOR PRIVATE, COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT APPLICATORS.

DATE:  FEBRUARY 2, 2017

TIME: 9:00 AM TO 3:30 PM

LOCATION: Helena Valley Community Center, 3553 Tizer Road, Helena MT 59602

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: JANUARY 26, 2017

COST : $15 PER PERSON

TOPICS will include:

  • Management of cheatgrass on crop/hay landno standard photo
  • Management of cheatgrass on range/pasture
  • Management of water and herbicides
  • Management Opportunity – Soil Inoculation for cheatgrass

SPEAKERS will include:

  • Jane Mangold – MSU – Rangeland
  • Susan Tallman—NRCS– Forage
  • Cecil Tharp – Water Quality and Herbicides – MSU
  • Cheryl Swartzkopf— Soil Inoculant – Weed Suppressive Bacteria

AGENDA:

9:00 to 9:30 am – Registration and/or Check-in, coffee/tea/donuts

MODERATOR—Lewis and Clark Conservation District Supervisor

WELCOME – Lewis and Clark County Commissioner – Susan Good Geise – Chairperson

9:30 to 10:30 am – Management of Cheatgrass – Native and Introduced Grass Lands

10:30 to 11:30 am – Management of Cheatgrass – Forage Land

11:30 to 12:15 pm – Water Quality and Herbicide Performance

12:15 to 12:45 pm – Lunch

12:45 to 1:45pm – Weed Suppressive Bacteria – Management Opportunity!

1:45 to 2:00 pm – BREAK

2:00 to 3:00 pm – Weed Suppressive Bacteria Continued

3:00 – Questions and Answers
To register, contact the CD office at 406-449-5000 ext. 112, or email lccd@mt.net.  We will accept credit cards, or you may use PayPal, or you can send a check with registration information (# attending, contact phone number or email) to Lewis & Clark Conservation District, 790 Colleen Street, Helena MT 59601.  The cost is $15/person.  

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

 

Feb
9
Thu
February 2017 Board Meeting @ USDA Service Center Conference Room
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Notice/Agenda for February 9, 2017 Board meeting

Meeting Minutes from January 19, 2017 Board meeting

Mar
16
Thu
March 2017 Board Meeting @ USDA Service Center Conference Room
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm
Apr
13
Thu
April 2017 Board Meeting @ USDA Service Center Conference Room
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm
May
11
Thu
May 2017 Board Meeting @ Augusta Youth Center
May 11 @ 1:00 pm
Jun
8
Thu
June 2017 Board Meeting @ Dearborn Community Center
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am
Jul
13
Thu
July 2017 Board meeting @ Dearborn Community Center
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am
Aug
10
Thu
August 2017 Board Meeting @ USDA Service Center Conference Room
Aug 10 @ 8:30 am
Sep
14
Thu
September 2017 Board Meeting @ Helena USDA Service Center Conference Room
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am
Oct
12
Thu
October 2017 Board Meeting @ USDA Service Center Conference Room
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm

September minutes

October meeting notice and agenda