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Weed Management in the Garden & Landscape: Understanding Herbicides

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.

Master Gardeners receive many questions about herbicide use in gardens and landscapes that can be tricky to answer. Join Kaci Buhl (OSU Extension) for a session focused on understanding how herbicides work, how to choose the 'right' herbicide, debunking myths, and sharing safe application techniques. Resources for further reading will be shared.

About the presenter: Kaci Buhl is an Associate Professor of Practice at Oregon State University (OSU). She coordinates the Statewide Pesticide Safety Education Program, working to educate professional pesticide applicators. On the national level, Ms. Buhl is the Deputy Director of the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative, which creates pesticide manuals, exams, and other resources for professionals. She studied integrated pest management (IPM) at Michigan State University and previously coordinated the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC).

Photo credit: avias14 via Flickr CC BY 2.0

Resources:
National Pesticide Information Center:http://npic.orst.edu 
Herbicide mode of action groups: http://bit.ly/herbicide-families
PICOL (pesticide label search): http://cru66.cahe.wsu.edu/labels/Labels.php
PNW Pest Management Guides: https://pnwhandbooks.org




Created by Brooke Edmunds

Primary Audience: Public