2015 Weed and Insect Resistance Workshops

Weed Resistance Workshops 2014

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

Details

Speakers
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. 

Topics
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.

Cost
The cost of the workshop material is $30.

 

This workshop is sponsored by an educational grant from the United Soybean Board.

 

QUESTIONS?

Greg Kruger
308-696-6715
greg.kruger@unl.edu

Stevan Knezevic
402-584-3808
sknezevic2@unl.edu

Amit Jhala
402-472-1534
amit.jhala@unl.edu