The LAVMA board will be meeting soon to plan the 2016 annual meeting. As soon as that information becomes available it will be posted on this website. We expect major changes to be made to the format of the ’16 conference.
Please mark your calendars now for the 2015 LAVMA Conference February 2-4, 2015, at the Paragon Casino Resort, in Marksville, LA. Letters and registration forms will be mailed in December 2014. First time test takers should order study guides in advance of the meeting. The study guides can be ordered on this website or from the LSU AG Center, at 225-578-5920. All first time test takers will be required to take the “General Standards” exam. In addition, Right of Way applicators will be required to take the Right of Way exam. If applying herbicides to aquatic situations, it will be necessary to take the Aquatics Exam. The fee for the ROW and Aquatics exam is $25.00 each and checks are to be made payable to the Louisiana Dept. of Agriculture & Forestry. Please note, LDAF will not accept cash, checks only. The cost of the study guides are as follows: General Standards, $16.35, Aquatics, $8.72 and Right of Way, $13.08. These prices include sales tax. Please make the check payable to LSU AgCenter. The 2015 conference meeting agenda has been posted on this website for your information. Please note the starting time for the conference each day. For more information contact Rick Bayhi at 225-642-8752 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To make hotel room reservations you have two options:
One, click the link below and when asked for the password, enter “vegetation“. You will be redirected to the hotel reservation link.
Second, you can call the hotel directly at 1-800-642-7777 to speak to a hotel operator. You will be required to give them the group code VMAFO1G to receive the group rate. Please have a credit card ready when making you hotel reservation.