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Meetings being held on pesticides used to control Mormon crickets and grasshoppers

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: Mormon cricket and grasshopper management

A public meeting will be held to obtain comments on the possible use of Dimilin®, malathion, and 5% carbaryl bait to control Mormon crickets and grasshoppers on land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service. Districts covered include: Carson, Winnemucca, Elko, Ely, and Battle Mountain.  This pesticide use proposal is for:  crop protection, residential protection and public safety.  Public involvement in Mormon cricket control, including baiting programs, will also be discussed.

Date Time Location
March 21, 2011 6:00 pm Winnemucca, Cooperative Extension office
March 22, 2011 10:00 am Battle Mountain, Cooperative Extension office
March 22, 2011 6:00 pm Elko, Nevada Dept. of Agriculture office

Directions to the meetings, copies of the Environmental Assessment, Pesticide Use Proposals and further information can be obtained from Jeff Knight, Entomologist, Nevada Department of Agriculture (775) 353-3767.

This notice has been posted at the following locations: All meeting locations, Nevada Department of Agriculture Offices in Elko and Sparks; Nevada State Library and all county libraries; County Extension Offices in Lovelock, Winnemucca, Battle Mountain, Eureka, Elko and Ely;  Bureau of Land Management office in Carson City, Reno, Winnemucca, Battle Mountain, Elko and Ely, and other locations.

Addresses:

Nevada Dept. of Agriculture (Headquarters) – 405 S. 21st Street. Sparks, NV

Nevada Dept. of Agriculture – 4780 E. Idaho Street. Elko, NV

Lander County Cooperative Extension – 815 North Second Street Battle Mountain, NV

Humboldt County Cooperative Extension – 1085 Fairgrounds Road Winnemucca, NV

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