Commercial Applicator Credit

Colorado State University is offering 1 commercial pesticide applicator credit in Right of Way Weed Control.  Weed control strategies regarding both broadleaf and grass issues will be taught at this session.  Typical broadleaf issues include kochia, goathead, pigweed, and field bindweed as well as various thistles which include Musk, Canada, and others.  In addition, grass weed control will be addressed with not only sandbur but other grass invaders, as well.

Speaking at this meeting will be Colorado State University’s Dr. Shannon Clark.  Dr. Clark is a post-doctoral researcher located in the Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management (BSPM) Department at Colorado State University.  Dr. Clark’s expertise includes weed control in non-cropping areas.

This program will be held on Thursday, January 16 at the Washington County Extension office (181 Birch St., Akron, Co).  The one hour program will begin at 1:30 pm. Cost is $30.  Registration on-line can be accomplished at and click on the commercial pesticide applicator button,  or by contacting the Colorado State University Extension office in Burlington at 719-346-5571.  To ensure adequate space for everyone, pre-registration at this location is required

Submitted to Barn Media by:

CSU Golden Plains Area Extension,  Ron Meyer, Area Extension Agent (Agronomy), 

(719) 346-5571 x 305,

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By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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