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April 19 workshop focus on common broadleaf weeds of Clearwater Valley, how to control

Event in Orofino

— University of Idaho Extension is offering a workshop: Common Broadleaf Weeds of the Clearwater Valley and How to Control Them.

Set for Tuesday, April 19, in Orofino, this program is designed for the small-acreage landowner residing in the Clearwater Valley who has problems with some of the region’s most common broadleaf weeds found in pastures, rangeland, timber, by corrals and outbuildings, and around the rural home.

Topics include how to identify weeds, what impact they have on livestock grazing and pasture/rangeland productivity, what time of year is best to treat them, and what type of herbicides (and other treatments) are most effective.

The program runs 6-8:30 p.m. at the Helgeson Hotel & Suites, 125 Johnson Avenue. Sign-in begins at 5:30 p.m.

Preregistration is highly encouraged. Cost is $15 per person. Make checks payable to “UI Extension Workshop Fund”. Send registration form and payment to 2200 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544. For information: U of I Extension office, 476-4434,


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