Take Action Webinar Series: Weed & Herbicide Management

The USB Take Action initiative and university weed scientists across the region have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management issues. Each webinar will have two weed scientists giving presentations about 15 minutes long, and there is opportunity for viewers to ask questions via the web portal. Recorded webinars can be viewed at a later date by following the links below.

Every Thursday, February 13 – March 26, 11 A.M. EST.

Location: Remote delivery     Cost: Free

Register Weekly At: http://iwilltakeaction.com (bottom of the page)

February 13

Christy Sprague, Michigan State University – herbicide classification chart

Rodrigo Werle, University of Wisconsin-Madison – pre-herbicides, waterhemp & giant ragweed

Recording: Week 1

February 20

Aaron Hager, University of Illinois – effective long-term management of waterhemp

Travis Legleiter, University of Kentucky – spray deposition factors

Recording: Week 2

February 27

Pat Tranel, University of Illinois – metabolism-based resistance, multiple resistance, etc.

Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska – pollen-mediated gene flow and transfer of herbicide-resistance

Recording: Week 3

March 5

Tom Peters, North Dakota State University – status of research on electricity methods

John Wallace, Penn State University – cover crops and weed management

Recording: Week 4

March 12

Bryan Young, Purdue University – drift retardants, volatility

Bill Johnson, Purdue University – mixing & antagonism, volunteer corn issues

Recording: Week 5

March 19

Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri – status of on-combine seed destruction technologies

Joe Ikley, North Dakota State University – Enlist mixing issues

Recording: Week 6

March 26

Mandy Bish, University of Missouri – inversions, weather effects on dicamba

Bryan Young, Purdue University – dicamba off-target movement research

Recording: Week 7