Nov 24, 2020
Virtual workshops on Integrated Weed Management to be offered

Integrated Weed Management workshops organized by Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, and University of Maryland will be held virtually via Zoom on Dec. 8 (first half of the meeting) and Dec. 15 (second half of the meeting).

On both days, participants can choose the time that works best for them: 8-10 a.m. or 6-8 p.m.  These workshops are free, but participants will need to register.

Session One: Dec. 8 from 8-10 am OR 6-8 p.m.

  • Herbicide Resistance- What is It?
  • Mechanisms of Action-How to Choose Herbicides
  • Creating Effective Herbicide Plans

Session Two: Dec. 15 from 8-10 am OR 6-8 p.m.

  • Integrated Management of Palmer Amaranth, Common Ragweed, and Marestail
  • Local Farmer Perspectives on Resistance Weed Management
  • Putting It All Together: Creating a Weed Management Plan

Register at https://go.umd.edu/IWM

Flyer available at JF-General Program Flyer IWM Fall 2020

Program materials including an IWM guide, factsheets on herbicide resistant weeds, identification guides, and a special “Fight Weeds” facemask will be mailed to each participant prior to the meeting. Please include a valid mailing address.

Pesticide and CCA credits have been requested, but may not be available for all states.

Participants seeking CCA credits will need to confirm that they viewed the material to receive credit. State level programs require participants to correctly answer 4 of 5 webinar specific content questions to receive credits. Links to complete the quiz will be sent to the participants shortly after the scheduled session has been completed.

In addition, a QR code (to navigate to the evaluation link) will be shared at the end of each webinar. NOTE: Only registered participants can access the questions and receive credit for attending the webinars. Only one completed quiz will be allowed for each registered email.




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