Vegetation Management - Will Harrison

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Vegetation Management - Will Harrison



Up on the stage is Will Harrison who will be talking to us about weed control and weed control programs.

Why do we need a weed control program?

First and formost if you have a processing facility or even a home weeds attract rodents and insects. Rodents eventually make their inside.

Weeds create fire hazzards

Displays an unprofessional look regardless what type of buisness it is.

Weed control needs to be an integrated approach, more than just herbicides.

Can Weed Control be cost effective?

Can Weed control be done in a cost efficient manner?

Four basic ideas


  1. know your enemy
  2. know the density
  3. what is creating the problem
  4. sensitive site 



  1. Herbicide selection
  2. Sensitive location (hospital or school close by)
  3. Timing of application 






  1. What did I miss?
  2. Why did I not Kill the weeds?


Will is also covering weed types including the tumble weed (common to Russia) which is also known as Russian Thistle.

Did You know... the "Tree of Heaven" is not actually a Tree, but a weed and can grow up to 60 feet tall! 

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