Ron Rathfon

Purdue University

Extension Forester since 1992, stationed at Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center (SIPAC). Research interests include hardwood forest management, the regeneration of oak forests, and management and control of invasive vegetation in forest environments, including the use of prescribed grazing with goats and prescribed fire. Provides continuing education programming for forest landowners, professional foresters, and other natural resource professionals.

My Sessions

Selecting Herbicides for Invasive Weed Control

Room 145

Will discuss considerations for choosing methods for controlling non-native invasive vegetation and selecting herbicides. Will provide recommendations for managing some of the more common invasive species impacting Indiana wildlands and green spaces.

Vegetation Management