Wheat Production and Pest Management Subject of In-Field Clinic

Wheat Production and Pest Management Subject of In-Field Clinic

May 2, 2008 

A June 11 UNL Extension in-field clinic will focus on wheat production and pest management, including information on the latest research and techniques specific to wheat production.

Upcoming Clinics

  • Mid-Summer Diagnostic – July 15
  • Mid-Summer Diagnostic – July 16
  • Late Season Diagnostic – Aug. 20
UNL Extension's Wheat Production and Pest Management In-Field Clinic begins with 8:30 a.m. registration at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead and starts at 9 a.m. Participants will meet at the August N. Christenson Research and Education Building.Clinic topics will include: variety selection, disease and insect management and wheat management decisions. Presenters will include: Stephen Baenziger, Eugene W. Price Distinguished Professor and UNL wheat breeder; Robert Klein, extension cropping systems specialist; Stephen Wegulo, extension plant pathologist; and Robert Wright, extension entomologist.Early registration reserves a seat and resource materials. Cost for the clinic is $95 for those registering one week in advance and $105 after. CCA credits are pending.

For more information or to register, contact the ARDC CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010, e-mail archive/-/asset_publisher/VHeSpfv0Agju/content/cdunbar2@unl.edu or visit the Web at http://ardc.unl.edu/training.shtml.

The training is part of the UNL Extension Crop ManagUent Diagnostic Clinics and is sponsored by UNL Extension in the university's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.