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Western Colorado Pest Management Workshop

Two Rivers Convention Center

159 Main St. Grand Junction, CO

Fees: Commercial Applicators-$100
Private Applicators-$50


You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any numbered category.

Continuing education credits are also available for commercial pesticide applicators licensed in UT, NM, WY and OH. If other state credits are needed please contact us, and we will try to make arrangements.

ASA/SSSA Certified Crop Advisors can receive continuing education credits for selected presentations.

This workshop also qualifies for 6 International Society of Arborculture continuing education units.


To Register call: 970-244-1834

Need Hotel information?

Tuesday AM, February 6th

Core Categories-Gunnison River Room

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
8:00-8:30 Laws & Regulations II
Steve Ryder
Colo. Dept. of Ag
8:30-9:30 Applicator Safety & Public Safety Thia Walker
CSU-Ft. Collins
9:30-10:00 Environmental Protection  Hope Petrie/
Jennifer Richardson
Mesa Co. Solid Waste Management
10:00-10:30 Break  
10:30-11:00 Pesticide & Their Families/
Use of Pesticides
Clint Pilcher
DuPont Pioneer
11:30-12:00 Laws & Regulations I
David Gordon
CDA
12:00-1:00 Lunch (included with registration fee) at Two Rivers Convention Center.

Tuesday PM, February 6th

Agriculture Session-Colorado River Room I

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
1:00-2:00 108 Aquatic
Invasive Species
Robert Walters
Colo. Parks & Wildlife
2:00-300 101 Ag Insects
Management of Alfalfa Weevil & Spider Mites
Dr. Frank Peairs
CSU-Ft. Collins
3:00-3:15 Break  
3:15-4:15 103 Ag Weeds
Cover Crops in Alfalfa
Dr. Ralph Whitesides
Utah State University-Retiree
4:15-5:15 102 Ag Diseases
Fungicides
Stephan Espinosa
CSU-Ft. Collins

Tuesday PM, February 6th

Turf/Ornamental Session-Gunnison River Room

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
1:00-2:00 206 (1) Turf
Common Weeds in CO Landscapes
Dr. Ralph Whitesides
Utah State University-Retiree
2:00-300 206 (2) Turf
A Sustainable Approach to Turf Management
Dr. Alison O’Connor
CSU-Larimer Co.
3:00-3:15 Break  
3:15-4:15 207 (1) Ornamental
Common Diseases of CO Landscapes
Tamla Blunt
CSU-Ft. Collins
4:15-5:00 207 (2) Ornamental
Update on Insects of Ornamentals
Dr. Whitney Cranshaw
CSU-Ft. Collins

Bonus Talk Info.

Wednesday AM, February 7th

Natural Resources Session-Colorado River Room I

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00 106 Forest Pest Control
Forest Entomology
Dan West
Colo. State Forest Service
9:00-10:00 107 Rangeland Pest Control
Grasshopper Control
Dr. Frank Peairs
CSU-Ft. Collins
10:00-10:15 Break  
10:15-11:15 109 Industrial & Right of Way
Weed Management in ROWs
Dr. Shannon Clark
CSU-Ft. Collins
11:15-12:15 302 Outdoor Vertebrate Control
Managing Bats
Dan Neubaum
Colo. Parks & Wildlife

 

Wednesday AM, February 7th

Residential & Commercial Session-Whitewater Room

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00 304 (1) Residential/Commercial
Stinging Insects
Dr. Whitney Cranshaw
CSU-Ft. Collins
9:00-10:00 304 (2) Residential/Commercial
Urban Entomology
Dr. Janet Kintz-Early
JAK Consulting Services
10:00-10:15 Break  
10:15-11:15 307 Wood Destroying Organisms
Moisture & Structural Deficiencies Influence Pests
Dr. Janet Kintz-Early
JAK Consulting Services
11:15-12:15 110 Public Health
Public Health Pests: Cone Noses & Mosquitoes
Dr. Kristen Meiracker
JAK Consulting Services

This page was updated November 27, 2017