Nebraska Extension Weed Science School on Nov. 9 Near Mead
Update your weed science knowledge and skills for management of herbicide-resistant weeds at a Nebraska Extension Weed Science School scheduled on Wednesday, Nov 9.
University and industry speakers will address current weed science issues as well as recommendations for improving herbicide applications for management of herbicide-resistant weeds. The school will be held at the Eastern Nebraska Research Extension and Education Center near Mead, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m.
“Dr. Kevin Bradley, professor of weed science at the University of Missouri, is an invited speaker to present his research experience about what might weed management in corn and soybean look like in 2023 and beyond,” said Amit Jhala, extension weed management specialist.
Presentations and speakers will include:
- Results of stakeholders’ survey on weed management in Nebraska ― Amit Jhala, extension weed management specialist.
- Herbicide options when inter-seeding cover crops into corn and soybean ― Jenny Rees, extension educator.
- Soybean Response to 2,4-D or Dicamba ― Stevan Knezevic, extension weeds specialist (see related CW story: Research on the Impact of Dicamba Micro-Rates on Non Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans).
- Spot herbicide application technology for weed management in corn and soybean ― Nahar Neta, General Manager, Greeneye Technology.
- Spray quality and carrier rate: How they affect herbicide efficacy and spray drift ― Bob Klein, extension western Nebraska crops specialist.
- What might weed management look like in 2023 and beyond? ― Kevin Bradley, professor of weed science, University of Missouri.
- Off-target injury of dicamba or 2,4-D choline in specialty crops ― Sam Wortman, associate professor and environmental horticulturist.
There is no cost to attend the field day, but participants are asked to register. Share this event flyer with friends and invite them to register and attend.
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Units will be available.
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