Herbicide-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management Field Day


Tuesday, August 4, 2015   -   8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.    


8:30-9:00 a.m.  Registration, coffee and rolls

9:00 a.m.  Welcome and Palmer amaranth introduction

9:20 a.m.  Field tours

12:00 p.m.  Lunch (free)

1:00 p.m. Keynote speaker

1:30 p.m.  Conclusion

Tour Details

On-Site demonstration of projects
  1.    Dose response of Atrazine, Callisto, Corvus, Balance Flexx applied pre-emergence to Palmer amaranth in field corn
  2.     Tank mixing Atrazine with Callisto or Balance PRO at different rates for control of Palmer amaranth
  3.     Tank mixing Atrazine with Callisto, Laudis or Armezone applied post-emergence for control of Palmer amaranth
  4.     Herbicide programs for resistant Palmer amaranth control in seed corn
  5.     Management of Palmer amaranth in Roundup Read Corn and Liberty Link Corn
  6.     Evaluate programs of Corvus or Balance Flexx followed by DiFlexx in Roundup Ready Corn
  7.     Understanding emergence of Palmer amaranth for most effective control
  8.     Understanding effect of tillage on Palmer amaranth emergence
  9.     Overlapping residual herbicides for Palmer amaranth control in field corn
Keynote speaker

Dr. Curtis Thompson, Professor of Weed Science and State
Extension Agronomy Leader with Kansas State University will be
the keynote speaker for the Field Day. Dr. Thompson has been with
Kansas State University since 1993. He was the first to confirm
atrazine and HPPD inhibitors-resistant Palmer amaranth in Kansas
and conducted several field experiments for management of this
problem weed in Kansas.



The event is FREE, but we kindly request you pre-register to guarantee lunch and assist with event logistics and planning.





Amit Jhala





    Nebraska Corn Board




 From Geneva, NE go south on Hwy 81 for 7 miles. Turn west onto Hwy 74 for 12 miles. Turn north on Rd 2 for 3 miles. Turn west on Rd. Q for 0.1 mile. Farm field is located on the north side of Rd Q. Click map for directions.


 Field Day Brochure with Map