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Randy Bartlett is Weed Superintendent of Year PDF Print E-mail

Chase County Weed Supt. Randy Bartlett recently earned a top honor in the region.
The Imperial man was named Region 6 Weed Control Superintendent of the Year at the Nebraska Weed Control Association’s 67th annual conference in Norfolk Feb. 11-12.
In the awards presentation, Bartlett was cited for his regular attendance at the region meetings, the operation of Chase County’s program, contributions to the newsletter and for recently taking on a region director position.
Theme of this year’s conference was “Early Detection-Rapid Response.”    
Workshop topics included Nebraska’s watch list, saltcedar on the Missouri River, invasive grasses, Colorado’s noxious weed program, Nebraska’s mapping program and more.
At such conferences, the superintendents must answer roll call twice each day, complete and pass the exam at the end of each day to receive 10 hours of continuing education credit. Superintendents must complete 20 hours per year.
The spring training will be in Hastings April 1-2.