Agriculture News

June 27, 2022

Free Purdue weed science field day for farmers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Join Purdue experts for the Purdue Weed Science field day on June 30 at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center (TPAC). Participants will learn about current weed science research, tour research plots, network with industry professionals and meet Purdue graduate students.

“Highlights for the event will be Enlist, Xtend, and Liberty Link soybean weed control programs and research updates from our graduate students,” said Bill Johnson, Purdue professor of weed science. “In addition, we will have information on waterhemp and giant ragweed control, and weed control with cover crops and cultivators in corn and soybeans.”

Attendees will view the plots on the west side of U.S. 231 in the early part of the morning and at a second site 1 mile east of TPAC during the latter part of the morning. TPAC is located at 8343 U.S. 231, Lafayette, Indiana.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. EDT, and the program will begin at 8:30 a.m. Continuing certification hours will be available for participants. Sign up to attend at https://purdue.ag/weed-day.

Writer: Abby Leeds, 765-494-7817, mayer36@purdue.edu

Source: Lisa Gross, gross25@purdue.edu

Agricultural Communications: 765-494-8415;

Maureen Manier, Department Head, mmanier@purdue.edu

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