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WSU specialists top schedule at annual weed conference

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WENATCHEE — Weeds and how to spot and control them will be the focus of the 63rd annual Washington State Weed Conference set here for November.

The three-day conference, one of the largest of its kind in the U.S., will be held Nov. 6-8 at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel and Wenatchee Convention Center.

The event will feature over 40 speakers, workshops, a trade show and social hours with games and prizes. Keynote speakers will be Allen Felsot, professor and extension specialist at Washington State University, and Tim Smith, a regional WSU Extension tree fruit specialist based in Wenatchee.

Attendees can also earn pesticide license recertification credits for Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

New this year is a session entirely in Spanish. Recertification credits will be available for Spanish-speaking attendees.

The conference is open to the public. Registration is $110 by Oct. 28 and $140 after that date. For more info, call the state Weed Association aty (509) 783-4676 or visit weedconference.org.

 

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