2016 MSU Weed Tour to take place June 29

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

Michigan State University Extension invites you to the annual MSU Weed Tour, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, beginning at the MSU Plant Pathology Field Lab on College Road north of Jolly Road, 3735 N. College Road, Lansing, MI. Registration begins at 8:30 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 check out some of the new herbicide-resistant crops and how these crops fit with overall weed management strategies. The morning tour ends with lunch.

The afternoon tours begin at 1 p.m. with two concurrent tours: The Weed Control in Horticultural Crops Tour, located at the MSU Horticulture Farm on College Road south of Jolly Road, and the Non-GMO Soybean Weed Control Tour, located at the MSU Plant Pathology Field Lab.

Pre-registration for the Weed Tour is $25 per person, which includes a tour booklet and lunch. On-site registration is $35. You can register online at: MSU Weed Tour.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, visit the MSU Weed Science website or contact Sandie Litchfield at 517-353-0104 or litchfi9@msu.edu. We hope to see you there!

Drs. Sprague and Zandstra’s work is funded in part by MSU’s AgBioResearch.

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