Georgia - Cooperative Weed Management Area


Georgia’s Cogongrass Efforts: Education, Detection and Eradication

Updates

January 18, 2013

August 17, 2011

March 11, 2011

January 5, 2011

August 5, 2010

 

Distribution in Georgia

January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 - Density

August 17, 2011

March 11, 2011

May 16, 2011

March 11, 2011

January 5, 2011

August 5, 2010

June 24, 2010

May 29 2008

 

Publications

Cogongrass Eradication Strategies

Agreement for Cogongrass Eradication - PDF Form or Word Document Form

Cogongrass Threatening Georgia mini-brochure

Field Guide to the Identification of Cogongrass

Identifying & Controlling Cogongrass in GA Publication

A Better Approach to Controlling Cogongrass - BASF Factsheet

When Cogongrass attacks, fight back with Arsenal - BASF

 

 

Georgia Farm Bureau TV - Cogongrass Story

Resources

Destructive Weed Invades Georgia

Memorandum of Understanding

Final Version - May 2008



Initial Partners

Georgia Forestry Commission
The Governor's Office
USDA APHIS Plant Protection & Quarantine
USDA Forest Service
The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, UGA
USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA – Farm Service Agency
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Georgia Department of Agriculture
Georgia Department of Transportation
Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council
Georgia Forestry Association
Tall Timbers Research Center
Jones Ecological Center
Georgia Power Company
The Nature Conservancy
Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission
Georgia Wildlife Federation
The National Wild Turkey Federation
Quality Deer Management Association
Georgia Farm Bureau
Society of American Foresters - Georgia Chapter
The National Park Service

Agenda for Cermony - May 8, 2008

11:00 a.m. Welcome Dr. Lindsay Boring, Director, Jones Center
11:05 a.m. Regional/National Perspective Gary Smith, Invasive Plant Program Manager
USDA Forest Service, Washington
11:15 a.m. Alabama Perspective Gary Cole, Regional Forester
Alabama Forestry Commission
11:20 a.m. Cogongrass threat in Georgia James Johnson, Forest Health Coordinator
Georgia Forestry Commission
11:40 a.m. Collaborative Need Robert Farris, Interim Director
Georgia Forestry Commission
12:00 p.m. Signing Ceremony & lunch  
1:00 p.m. Field Trip to look at Cogongrass (10 minute travel time)
2:00 p.m. Return to the Jones Center  
2:30 p.m. Jones Center tour (optional) Dr. Lindsay Boring