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Effective management of understory vegetation is an important element in a successful pine plantation system.  This webinar will address a number of topics related to managing vegetation.

Participants completing the webinar will receive 3 continuing education hour credits from the Alabama State Board of Registration for Foresters.

Register online for the webinar here.  There is a $15 charge for the webinar. After completing registration, participants will receive an email providing a direct link to access the webinar.

This webinar is an outgrowth of a research project conducted by James Elrod, an Auburn University graduate student in forestry.  Working with Georgia Pacific, Elrod assessed the application of primary clarifier solids from Georgia-Pacific’s Brewton Mill to a young pine plantation in south Alabama.

Webinar Topics and Presenters

  • Updated federal worker protection standards for pesticide applicators—Sonja Thomas, Alabama Extension pesticide safety education specialist
  • GP Containerboard Brewton Facility Beneficial Reuse Project
  • Application of primary clarifier solids to loblolly pine–James Elrod, Auburn University graduate student
  • Corteva herbicides and their uses in forest management—Logan Martin, Corteva Agriscience
  • Use of fire and herbicides when managing loblolly and longleaf pine—John Kush, Auburn University forestry research fellow
  • Site preparation and vegetation management in pine plantations—Richard Cristan, Alabama Extension forestry specialist and Auburn University assistant professor

For more information, contact Ryan Mitchell at jrm0023@aces.edu or (251)937-7176.

 

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