Cogongrass will take over native or cultivated vegetation, as can bee seen in this Jackson County hay field. Photo credit: Doug Mayo, UF/IFAS

Cogongrass is one of the world’s top 10 most invasive plants.  It is a serious issue in the Florida Panhandle. UF/IFAS Extension in Walton County will host two cogongrass control workshop sessions on Tuesday, September 27th. The training will include a morning session (starting at 9am CST) focusing on cogongrass control considerations in forestry and natural area situations, and an afternoon session (starting at 3pm CST) addressing control in homestead and pasture environments.

All are welcome to attend either or both of the sessions. Cost to participate will be $5. CEUs have been applied for pesticide license holders and are anticipated to be available for the morning session only. Please Register Online or RSVP to (850) 892-8172

Cogongrass workshop agenda

Kacey Aukema