January 5, 2016
Learn new techniques, technologies in crop workshops
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Extension's Pest Management Programs will host a series of crop management workshops during January at four sites throughout Indiana.
Participants will get the latest agronomic and pest management information from Purdue Extension specialists.
Topics and presenters:
* "Planes, No Trains, and Automobiles:" Joe Becovitz, Office of the Indiana State Chemist.
* "In-Season Wet and Post-Season Dry - Consequences for Nutrient Management:" Jim Camberato, professor of agronomy.
* "Answers to 2015 Field Crop Disease Questions:" Kiersten Wise, associate professor of botany and plant pathology.
* "Soybean Seed Insecticides - Does Prophylactic Equal Profit?" Christian Krupke, professor of entomology.
* "Soybean Planting Dates - Managing Yield and Quality:" Shaun Casteel, associate professor of agronomy.
* "Agronomic Management to Increase the Resilience of Corn to Weather Extremes:" Bob Nielsen, professor of agronomy.
* Jan. 25: Lawrence County 4-H Fairgrounds; 11265 U.S. 50, Bedford.
* Jan. 26: Equipment Technologies Inc.; 455 Merriman Road, Mooresville.
* Jan. 27: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Walb Student Union; 2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne.
* Jan. 28-29: Beck Agricultural Center; 4540 U.S. 52 W, West Lafayette.
All sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Cost is $80.
Continuing education units, Private Applicator Recertification Program credits and commercial pesticide applicator credits will be available. Ohio applicator credits have been applied for.
To sign up, go to www.conf.purdue.edu/crop.
For registration information, contact Tom Robertson at 800-359-2968 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the topics and content, contact John Obermeyer at 765-494-4563 or email@example.com.
Writer: Darrin Pack, 765-494-8415, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sources: John Obermeyer, 765-494-4563, email@example.com