UD to hold Weed Science Field Day on Wed. June 22

Anyone with in interest in weed management is invited to this year’s Weed Field Day at University of Delaware Carvel Research & Education Center in Georgetown.

Delaware growers receive training at the 2010 Weed Day at the University of Delaware in Georgetown

The day will begin with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Grove near the farm buildings and new office building on the north side of the road.  Plots will be viewed beginning at 9 am.  Coffee, juices, and doughnuts will be offered in the morning.  Sandwiches for lunch will be provided.

According to Extension Weed Specialist Mark VanGessel, the program will consist of “a variety of herbicide programs for conventional tillage and no-till are being evaluated.  Many of the registered corn and soybean herbicides are being tested, herbicide evaluation for watermelons, weed control programs for snap and lima bean, and a number of studies with traditional soybean herbicide programs are included.  Credits are available for Pesticide Credits and Certified Crop Advisers (CCA).”

Carvel Research & Education Center is located on Route 9 (16483 County Seat Highway), Georgetown. Click here for directions. View photos from the 2010 Weed Field Day.

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