Weed Science Training: building on the basics
Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Specialist, University of Delaware
March 12, 2014—Kent County Extension Office, 69 Transportation Circle, Dover, DE
March 14, 2014—University of Delaware Research & Education Center, Georgetown, DE
Class starts promptly at 8:30 am and ends at 3:30 pm.
Lunch is provided and resources will be available.
There is no fee for this training.
Please pre-register by Friday, March 7 with Karen Adams at 302/856-2585 ext. 540.
Objective: Train professionals in the Ag industry and those who work on weeds frequently. Topics to include weed management concepts and principles.
Training will focus on weeds and issues with agronomic crops and commercial vegetables.
Topics to be covered include:
Weed Biology and Identification
Integrated Management: it’s not just about herbicides
Herbicides in the Plant: what’s going on in there
Herbicide Resistant Weeds and Crops: we like one but not the other
Herbicides and Soils
Developing Weed Management Programs
Sponsored by: Northeastern SARE
More information can be found at: http://extension.udel.edu/ag/weed-science/
CCA credits of 0.5 CEU for Soil & Water and 3.5 CEU for Pest Management; DE and MD Pesticide credits have been requested.