AGRO/HORT 822 – Integrated Weed Management


Instructor(s): Dr. Stevan Knezevic

Number of Credit Hours: 1

Number of CEUs for Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs): 6 CEUs in Pest Management

Description: Principles and application of (IWM). Noxious and invasive weed species. Crops and weed control. Plant population shifts. Use of herbicides and the biologically effective dose. Critical period of weed control and weed threshold. Herbicide tolerant crops.

Prerequisites: Admission to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Successful completion of a minimum of 12 hours of agronomy or closely related biological sciences courses.

Course Requirements & Materials:

  • Technical Requirements: Access to high-speed Internet and email with up-to-date browsers and the ability to view videos (recommended browsers are Firefox, Chrome, and Safari)
  • Textbooks: No textbooks required. All course materials are online in Canvas.

This Course is Ideal For…

  • Graduate students preparing for more intensive/specialized study
  • Certified professional agronomists, crop consultants, and crop advisers
  • Crop production and pest management industry personnel
  • Individuals interested in incorporating IWM into organic farming practices
  • Science and agriculture/vocational education teachers
  • Extension educators, agents, and specialists
  • Producers

Questions About This Course or How to Register? Contact Lisa Hilfiker at or (402) 472-8393.