2012 MSU Weed Tour scheduled for Wednesday, June 27, at the MSU Plant Pathology Field Lab

The 2012 MSU Weed Tour provides the opportunity to look at MSU research plots, participate in field presentations, compare corn and soybean herbicide programs and evaluate the latest weed management strategies.

June 8, 2012 - Author: , , Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

We invite you to attend the 2012MSU Weed Tour on Wednesday, June 27, beginning at the MSU Plant Pathology Field Lab (College Road, north of Jolly Road, in East Lansing, Mich.) Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the field tour kicking off at 9:30 a.m. The tour will provide ample opportunity to look at research plots and participate in some short field presentations. (Be sure to bring a hat and sun screen!) Participants can compare their favorite corn and soybean herbicide programs to other commercial programs and evaluate the latest weed management strategies. The morning tour ends with lunch.

The afternoon tours begin at 1 p.m. with two concurrent tours: The MSU Horticulture Farm tour (College Road, south of Jolly Road) that will cover weed control research in horticultural crops, and the non-GMO soybean weed control tour at the MSU Crops Field Lab (Beaumont Road and Mt. Hope Road).

Pre-registration for the tour is $25 per person, which includes a tour booklet and lunch. On-site registration is $35. Registration for the 2012 MSU Weed Tour can be sent by mail, online, or by fax to 517-353-5174.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, visit our website at www.msuweeds.com or contact Sandie Litchfield at 517-355-0271 ext. 1104.

We hope to see you there!

Tags: agriculture, field crops, msu extension

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