Purdue Weed Day includes tour of waterhemp site

June 23, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Weed Science team is hosting an educational field day for farmers, agricultural industry professionals, consultants and others who apply herbicides.

Purdue Weed Day will be held July 2 at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 8343 U.S. 231 S., Lafayette.

"Highlights for the workshop are new herbicide-resistant crops, herbicides and presenting the latest information on weed control technology," said Bill Johnson, Purdue professor of weed science.

Participants will tour a waterhemp site.

Organizers have applied for continuing education credits.

The event is free, but registration is required. To sign up, go to http://www.btny.purdue.edu/weedscience/temp/WeedDay2015.html or call Lisa Gross, 765-494-9871.           

Writer: Aspen Deno, 765-496-2384, denoa@purdue.edu 

Source: Bill Johnson, 765-494-4656, wgj@purdue.du

Ag Communications: (765) 494-2722;
Keith Robinson, robins89@purdue.edu
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