HUTCHINSON, Minn. — Weed management has become one of the most significant challenges in crop production as herbicide resistance continues to increase. Learn about the latest research and information to address these challenges by attending a “Strategic Farming: Growing Soybeans That Out-Compete Weeds” workshop this winter. Registration is now open at https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming.
By attending, you will learn about:
- Growing soybeans that out-compete weeds.
- What are the impacts of row spacing, plant population, canopy closure, and pest pressure on soybean competitiveness and profitability?
- Beating weeds at their own game.
- How can we use weed biology to our advantage?
- Breaking the cycle of loving a technology to death: Get off the resistance treadmill.
- What are some new viable weed management options we can implement now?
- Implementing a game plan.
- What is your strategy to win against weeds?
Locations include: Hutchinson at the Hutchinson Event Center, 12:30-4:00 pm, February 26
Lunch is included at the meeting. Local flyer can be found by visiting z.umn.edu/strategicfarming18
Registration is strongly encouraged at least five days prior to each event to assist in meal and program planning. Please visit https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. This program is being sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council so there is not a fee to attend.
For more information about this program, please contact Dave Nicolai at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Karen Johnson at email@example.com.
— David Nicolai, Regional Extension Crops Educator, University of Minnesota Extension
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