The annual Wild World of Weeds Workshop is set for Jan. 24 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, according to Rich Zollinger, North Dakota State University Extension Service weed specialist.
The workshop is intended for agricultural professionals who advise growers on weed control and herbicide use, crop consultants, agronomists, agricultural dealers and distributors, Extension agents and industry representatives.
NDSU scientists, including Mike Christoffers, Jeff Stachler, Brian Jenks, Greg Endres, Kirk Howatt, Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, Greta Gramig, Mike Ostlie and Zollinger, will present information on a variety of environmental and weed science topics during the workshop. Also doing presentations is Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University weed specialist and professor of agronomy.
Registration begins at 8 a.m., with concurrent sessions beginning at 9.
Topics for the workshop are:
·NDSU research updates on small grains, corn, soybeans, edible legumes, oil seed crops, root crops, minor crops, weed biology, noxious/troublesome weeds, and adjuvants and formulations
·Survey of relevant weed science topics
·Science-based glyphosate interactions with micronutrients and plant health
·Cultural practices to protect the value of herbicides
·Why weed resistance is increasing
Registration is available only on the Web.
Six credits for the Certified Crop Advisor Program will be given for attending the workshop. The credits are for pest management.
For more information, contact Zollinger at 701-231-8157 or firstname.lastname@example.org.