2014 MSU Weed Tour takes place July 2

Participants can compare herbicide programs, evaluate weed management strategies, tour MSU research plots and participate in field presentations.

The 2014 Michigan State University Weed Tour is scheduled for Wednesday, July 2, at the MSU Plant Pathology Field Lab on College Road, north of Jolly Road. Registration and check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with coffee, juice and donuts, and the field tour will kick off at 9:30 a.m. The tour will provide ample opportunity to look at research plots and participate in some short field presentations. 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 Plant Pathology Field Lab (College Road, north of Jolly Road).

Pre-registration for the tour is $25 per person which includes a tour booklet and lunch. On-site registration is $35. Register online or complete the registration form and send by mail or fax to:

2014 MSU Weed Tour
Plant, Soil and Microbial Sci.
1066 Bogue St., Rm. A286 PSSB
East Lansing, MI 48824-6254
Fax: 517-353-5174

If you have any questions or would like additional information, contact Sandie Litchfield at 517-355-0271 ext. 1104 or litchfi9@msu.edu. We hope to see you there!

Dr. Sprague’s work is funded in part by MSU‘s AgBioResearch.

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