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Mandy D. Bish
University of Missouri
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Mizzou Pest Management Field Day on July 7th to Include Many Weed Management Topics

Mandy D. Bish
University of Missouri
(573) 882-9878

Published: June 5, 2017

attendees on a guided wagon tour given by Dr. Kevin Bradley

The annual Mizzou Pest Management Field Day will be Friday July 7th at the Bradford Research and Extension Center, approximately 8 miles east of Columbia, Missouri.

Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with opening comments by Dr. Kevin Bradley at 8:30. The morning will include guided wagon tours with stops that feature presentations of research results by university-trained scientists.

Weed management research topics that will be discussed this year include weed seed contamination in commercial mixes; stewardship of dicamba; and the integration of cover crops in soybean production. The guided tour will also include a variety of research results and topics pertaining to the management of herbicide-resistant weeds such as studies on harvest weed seed destruction techniques, comparisons of new herbicide-resistant soybean systems, and many other topics.

Malynda O'Day sorts weed seed out of commercial seed mixes

Undergraduate Malynda O'Day sorts weed seed out of commercial seed mixes; seed mix contamination is one topic that will be discussed at the 2017 Mizzou IPM Field Day.

tomatoes with dicamba injury

Fresh market tomatoes with dicamba injury; the ongoing discussion of stewardship of dicamba will continue at the 2017 Mizzou IPM Field Day.

Lunch will be served at noon after which attendees will have the opportunity to view plots that showcase a variety of herbicide treatments and weed management programs for use in corn, soybean, or grain sorghum. These plots will be clearly labeled and mapped out so that they can be viewed easily.

Registration for the field day will be $10.00 to cover cost associated with lunch and refreshments.

To register call 573-884-7945 or send an e-mail to chismt@missouri.edu by Thursday, June 29th.

For certified crop advisors, CEU credits are pending.

The Bradford Research and Extension Center is located at 4968 Rangeline Road, Columbia, MO 65201. To learn more about the largest plant sciences' research farm in the state of Missouri visit the Web site: Bradford.cafnr.org.

To learn more about Mizzou Weed Science, visit the Web site at www.weedscience.missouri.eduor find us on Facebook and Twitter at Mizzou Weed Science.

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