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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 three hours of CAT 1 continuing education credits from the Alabama State Board of Registration for Foresters and three hours of continuing education for Professional Logging Manager Certification.

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


Registration for this webinar can be done online through the Alabama Extension Store.  There is a $15 charge for the webinar. After completing registration, participants will receive an email providing a direct link to access the webinar.

More Information

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


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