CONFERENCE BEGINS IN JUST 26 DAYS
  

It’s Conference Time Again

Make your plans now to attend the National Roadside Vegetation Management Association (NRVMA)
Annual Conference, September 17-19, 2019 at the newly renovated Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

IF YOU HAVE SENT ANY MAIL TO ME REGARDING THE CONFERENCE (I.E.REGISTRATION FORMS OR ANYTHING SIMILAR PLEASE CHECK WITH ME TO SEE IF I HAVE RECEIVED IT.
WE HAVE MOVED AND SOME OF OUR MAIL IS NOT BEING FORWARDED TO ME. I HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT SOME WAS RETURNED TO SENDER. THIS COULD MEAN THAT YOU ARE NOT REGSITERED.

ALSO THE CONFERENCE RATE DEADLINE AT THE GALT HOUSE IS AUGUST 30TH. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW. I CANNOT GET THEM TO EXTEND THE DEADLINE DATE OR CORRECT THE BILL IF YOU FAIL TO REGISTER AFTER THIS DATE.

 

The Galt House is going through an $82 million dollar renovation. I have seen the most recent renovated rooms and you will be amazed at the new décor. I will have more on the conference details right after the start of 2019. We are in the process of creating a fantastic program and agenda for the Conference. Also, all conference meeting rooms, registration and Exhibit Hall are within feet of each other and on the same floor.

This year our conference will begin on Tuesday, September 17th earlier than usual due to the outstanding program our Program Committee has developed. Dr. John Byrd, our Program Chairman and members of the committee have an exceptional educational program that will be very informative to our attendees.
The subject matter is only as good as those making the presentations and we will have some of the most highly educated and respected speakers in their field of roadside vegetation management. They come from all parts of the country.

The information that is needed to complete your conference registration is located on this website.

The conference room rate is $127.00 plus tax, and self-parking will be a discounted rate of $10.00 per day. Click here to make your hotel reservation

 

Should you have questions or need assistance, please contact me at jreynoldsnrvma@charter.net or call 205-491-7574.

 

Thank you and hope to see you in Louisville, Kentucky in September

The Galt House Hotel, Louisville, hosts of the 2019 NRVMA Conference

It’s Conference Time Again

Make your plans now to attend the National Roadside Vegetation Management Association (NRVMA)
Annual Conference, September 17-19, 2019 at the newly renovated Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

IF YOU HAVE SENT ANY MAIL TO ME REGARDING THE CONFERENCE (I.E.REGISTRATION FORMS OR ANYTHING SIMILAR PLEASE CHECK WITH ME TO SEE IF I HAVE RECEIVED IT.
WE HAVE MOVED AND SOME OF OUR MAIL IS NOT BEING FORWARDED TO ME. I HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT SOME WAS RETURNED TO SENDER. THIS COULD MEAN THAT YOU ARE NOT REGSITERED.

ALSO THE CONFERENCE RATE DEADLINE AT THE GALT HOUSE IS AUGUST 30TH. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW. I CANNOT GET THEM TO EXTEND THE DEADLINE DATE OR CORRECT THE BILL IF YOU FAIL TO REGISTER AFTER THIS DATE.

 

The Galt House is going through an $82 million dollar renovation. I have seen the most recent renovated rooms and you will be amazed at the new décor. I will have more on the conference details right after the start of 2019. All conference meeting rooms, registration and Exhibit Hall are within feet of each other and on the same floor.

This year our conference will begin on Tuesday, September 17th, mid morning, earlier than usual due to the outstanding program our Program Committee has developed. Dr. John Byrd, our Program Chairman and members of the committee have an exceptional educational program that will be very informative to our attendees.


The subject matter is only as good as those making the presentations and we will have some of the most highly educated and respected speakers in their field of roadside vegetation management. They come from all parts of the country.

The information that is needed to complete your conference registration is located on this website.

The conference room rate is $127.00 plus tax, and self-parking will be a discounted rate of $10.00 per day. Click here to make your hotel reservation

 

Should you have questions or need assistance, please contact me at jreynoldsnrvma@charter.net or call 205-491-7574.

 

Thank you and hope to see you in
Louisville, Kentucky in September

TURNEY HERNANDEZ

2019 EXCELLENCE AWARD

Each year the National Roadside Vegetation Management Association awards our highest honor to outstanding roadside vegetation management programs or individuals throughout the country. Nominations are received from our membership and judged by our Board of Directors.

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Monday- 9.16.19

9:00 AM – 5 PM
Setup Registration Office and Perform Administrative Duties

Tuesday 9.17.19

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration Desk Opens

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Roundup Safety Review
Introduction by Doug Wood, Bayer VM
Dr. S. Eliza Dunn MD
Medical Outreach Leader
Bayer VM

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Break

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Exhibitors begin setup

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Differences Between Civil and Criminal Litigation
Mr. Joseph Alberts, Corteva Agriscience

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Opening Luncheon

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Communicating with Those That Oppose Pesticide Use
Dr. Lee Van Wychen, Executive Director Weed Science of America

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Pesticide Safety
Dr. Bill Witt, Professor Emeritus University of Kentucky

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
DOT Vegetation Challenges Across the US
Amanda Fowler TXDOT, David Harris NCDOT,
Matt Kraushar INDOT, Howard Peavey ALDOT,
Chuck Wills MODOT

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Questions and Answers

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Industry Updates

5:00 PM – 7 PM
Reception Sponsored by Bayer VM

Wednesday – 9.18.19

7:00 AM- 8:45 AM
Turney Hernandez Awards Breakfast
Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Chosen versus Forced Risks
Kim Pope Brown, Pesticide Education Coordinator Louisiana State University

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Break with Exhibitors

10-30 AM – 11:30 AM
WOTUS, Endangered Species and other issues on Capitol Hill
Dr. Lee Van Wychen, Executive Director Weed Science Society of America

11:39 AM - 12:30 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Roadside Vegetation Encroachment Monitoring
Introduction by David Harris, NCDOT

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
LIDAR, a Tool to Measure for Encroachment
Dr.Bill Toothill DBI Services

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Break with Exhibitors

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Risky Business: Are My Trees Safe
Lindsey Purcell, Purdue University

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Precision Herbicide Placement on Rights of Way
Kevin Clemmer, Roadside VM Engineer North Carolina DOT

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Reception
Sponsored by NatuChem

Thursday 9.19.19

7:00 AM – 8 AM
Coffee and Danish with Exhibitors

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Pollinator Update
Dr. Dennis Martin, Professor Oklahoma State University

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Roadside Spray Droplet Drift Risks
Dr. John Byrd, Professor, Mississippi State University

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Break with Exhibitors
Draw for Grand Prize

Exhibitors may Breakdown

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Aquatic Vegetation Management for Roadsides
Forrest Wynne, Aquaculture Extension Specialist, Kentucky State University

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
What Can You Say About Roundup Safety
Dr. John Byrd, Professor, Mississippi State University

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NRVMA Conference Sponsors

Please support those who sponsor and support the NRVMA Conference.

Bayer
Bayer is an inventor company with a long tradition of research. By applying science to the major global challenges, we deliver innovations that address unmet customer and market needs. Our focus on innovation is the key to maintaining or gaining a leading position in every market in which we operate. The success of our Environmental Science business is based on highly innovative products and services and our recognized expertise in the Environmental Science market. This success is built on highly effective Crop Protection active ingredients developed to meet the specific needs of the customers of non-agricultural pest control markets. Innovations offering convenience, safe use and easy application are key to future growth.

At Bayer, our innovative, science-based solutions were designed to keep lines of sight clear and reduce hazards along highways and other roadways. Our diverse portfolio of solutions for weed and brush control – including Method®, Esplanade® and Derigo® – offers the proven efficacy roadside vegetation managers demand and contributes to the safety and security customers expect. Go ahead, set the standard. We’re right there with you.

For more information, please visit BayerVM.com.

Dow AgroSciences has been a trusted resource for more than 50 years.
When it comes to the composition of chemicals, there’s more to a product than just the active ingredient. Dow AgroSciences understands it takes more than just excellent products to be successful. We pursue innovative solutions using sound science and the latest technology to meet the needs of our customers and the demands of the industry. With Dow AgroSciences, vegetation managers and applicators get access to much more than just effective products — they get a partner with an arsenal of experienced specialists.


www.dowagro.com

Corteva AgriScience

DBI Services
DBi Services offers a breadth of maintenance services to a variety of infrastructure owners that is unmatched in the industry. Our customers include government
agencies, railroads, utilities, retail stores, industrial plants, oil & gas companies, homeowners' associations and private individuals - essentially any organization or
individual who has a physical infrastructure requiring regular maintenance. Over our 35+ year history, DBi Services has become one of the largest infrastructure maintenance firms in the world, with customers on multiple continents. Customers drive our business philosophy - we work hard, communicate openly and honestly, have a clear vision, commit to do what we say and have some fun in the process. This philosophy helped DBi Services to achieve our leadership position and enables us to accomplish your goals today and throughout the 21st century.

http://www.dbiservices.com/roadside-vegetation-management

Since 1987 NaturChem, Inc. has been a leader in providing vegetation management services bringing the latest technology and chemistry to a wide array of markets. We service the governmental, municipal, industrial, and private market segments. A professional application company, our services control vegetation on plant sites, rail ballast and yards, substations, graveled storage yards, tank farms, ditches, canals, lift stations, pipelines, rights-of-way, timber tracts, stormwater, turf management, and communication installations. As our motto states, we are committed to… Using Chemistry in Harmony with Nature.


For any other company details or requests, please contact: Natalie Cobb, 803-957-8989 x3031 ncobb@naturchem.net

Naturechem

Applewood Seed Applewood Seed Company, in business since 1965, is a leading wildflower and garden flower seed producer. They are able to supply high quality seed by maintaining excellent production standards and having their own seed testing facility and test gardens. They specialize in open-pollinated flower seeds of single species as well as seed mixes for a variety of geographic regions and special applications. Their seeds have been purchased by roadside managers for over 25 years. Additionally, their staff is dedicated to pollinator conservation and are involved in research and education for pollinator issues. Products include many regionally appropriate pollinator flower mixtures.

Applewood Seed Company 5380 Vivian Street Arvada, CO 80002
Website: www.applewoodseed.com
Email: sales@applewoodseed.com Phone: (303)431-7333

Roadside, Inc Roadside Inc is the premier provider of vegetation management equipment to right of way vegetation management industry. Through advancements in technology, we can provide our customers with tools and software that make the application of herbicides safer, easier, and more accurate than ever before. Never being satisfied with the status quo, we are constantly looking for new methods and innovative techniques to improve our skill set so that we may provide a better service for our customers. Our entire team is has dedicated itself that principle. With that principle our customers not only get a service provider, they get a powerful vegetation management partner.

Roadside Inc. 2038 Lee Road 137 Auburn, AL 36832
Office 334-887-1373
Fax 334-821-3533

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