2015 Weed and Insect Resistance Workshops
Please join us for a Weed and Insect Resistance Workshop available at four locations:
February 3: Fremont, Neb. REGISTER
First State Bank and Trust Company, 1005 E 23rd
February 4: Nebraska City, Neb. REGISTER
Kimmel Education and Research Center, 5985 G
February 5: Hastings, Neb. REGISTER
Adams County Fairgrounds, 947 S Baltimore Ave
February 6: Grant, Neb. REGISTER
Perkins County Fairgrounds, 100 Garfield Ave
This is a 4 hour workshop featuring members of the UNL-Weed Science and Entomology Teams including: Stevan Knezevic, Amit Jhala, Greg Kruger and Julie Peterson.
The main objective of this workshop is to educate agricultural clientele and farmers about the importance of herbicide and insecticide resistance management, mode of action, and how to use the Site of Action Numbering System to reduce potential for weed resistance in Nebraska. The workshop starts off with several topics for discussions and then active involvement of attendees. Topics of discussion will include: Insect Resistance, Herbicide Tolerant Crops, Herbicide Mode of Action and Site of Action Groupings, How Weed Resistance Develops, Weed Resistance in Midwest and Nebraska. Attendees will have a chance to conduct a hands-on exercise on weed control problems.
The cost of the workshop material is $30.