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Sprayer Cleanup and Invasive Weed ID & Management
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Sprayer Cleanup and Invasive Weed ID & Management

This winter the Penn State Extension Green Industry Team will be offering a series of three sessions called the Green Industry Winter Update Workshops. These two hour long sessions will be delivered live over the internet at locations around Pennsylvania.

When: February 18, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Where: Various
Presenter: Bill Riden & Nancy Bosold
Contact: Ruth Benner
814-825-0900 ext. 232

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These sessions will take place at meeting locations around the state including extension offices and other meeting rooms.

The sessions will be facilitated by a county educator or staff member. The speaker will be in a remote location and the audience will watch the presentation as it is streamed over Adobe Connect and projected in the meeting room.

These sessions will feature hands-on learning experiences.

Fee: $15.00 per person

Title: Sprayer Clean Up
Speaker: Bill Riden, Penn State Pesticide Education Specialist

This presentation will discuss how applicators should properly clean spray tanks after pesticide applications to prevent buildup of residues and pesticide contamination. There are many products available for cleaning tanks, and the presenter will discuss which products are best in different situations. The presenter will also discuss proper rinsing and cleaning of pesticide containers

Title: Invasive Weed Identification and Management
Speaker: Nancy Bosold, Penn State Extension Educator

Invasive Weeds are plants that have been introduced into an environment outside their native range. They may have no natural enemies in their new range and may quickly spread and take over their new environment. Invasive weeds can reduce crop yields and invade lawns, landscapes, parks, production nurseries and right-of-ways areas. The control of these weeds can be a major expense for farmers, growers, homeowners and taxpayers. This talk will discuss the identification of common and new invasive weeds in Pennsylvania and will describe the selection and timing of pesticide applications for weed management. 


Greensburg, Youngsville, Mercer, Pittsburgh, Indiana, Stroudsburg, Washington, Towanda, Erie, Mill Hall, Huntingdon, Bloomsburg, Lewistown, Leesport, York, Collegeville, Carlisle, Nazareth, Meadville, Uniontown, New Castle

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Each session offers Pesticide credits and 2 PCH CEUs.

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