Conservation Matters January 2015

The Texas Land, Water and Wildlife Connection

Learn weed control strategies from Feb. 5 range webinar

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Best management practices for weed control will be the topic of a Feb. 5 webinar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ecosystem Science and Management Unit“To Spray or Not to Spray” is the next topic in the Texas Range Webinar Series, which airs on the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m., said Pete Flores, webinar coordinator.

“Weeds are a common problem among landowners and can be managed with some best management practices,” said Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist. “This presentation will include discussion on effective weed control with weed identification, proper timing and herbicide selection.”

This webinar and others in the series can be accessed at naturalresourcewebinars.tamu.edu.

Participants seeking Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units must pay a $10 fee on the website. For all others, there is no fee, Flores said. Licensed agricultural private pesticide applicators participating in this webinar can earn one integrated pest management unit.

For more information on the webinars, contact Flores at Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu. Read the full AgriLife Today news release for more details.

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