Field Crops Virtual Breakfast focuses on early-season weed control

MSU Extension’s Field Crop Virtual Breakfast kicks off the 2019 growing season April 25 with a discussion on early-season weed control with Christy Sprague.

April 18, 2019 - Author: ,

Horsetail seedlings emerging in spring
Horsetail seedlings may emerge in spring. Photo by Christy Sprague, MSU.

Green fields are popping up around Michigan as weeds are starting to grow with the recent warmer temperatures. As farmers get ready for planting, early-season weed control will be important. Join us for our first Field Crops Virtual Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019, via Zoom with Michigan State University Extension weed specialist Christy Sprague to learn about the importance of and keys to early-season weed control. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the broadcast. A weekly weather outlook will also be part of the broadcast with MSU agriculture climatologist Jeff Andresen.

Participating is easy!

You can join using your computer or mobile device (audio and visual) following the Zoom link: https://msu.zoom.us/j/552324349. Or, call in from your phone (audio only) by dialing 669-900-6833 and enter meeting ID 552-324-349.

To receive a weekly email reminder of the Virtual Breakfast, sign up at http://eepurl.com/gm-PIv. Participants receiving emails can opt in or out at any time.

Can’t make it Thursday morning? Watch the recording!

For those who cannot join on Thursdays at 7 a.m., the Virtual Breakfast sessions will be recorded for later viewing with closed-captioning on the Field Crops Virtual Breakfast webpage. Podcasts will also be available.

Don’t forget to follow us on social media. Stay up-to-date on what is happening in Michigan field crops by liking the MSU Extension Field Crops Facebook page or following @MSUEFieldCrops on Twitter.

Scheduled topics and dates

Note that these may change to cover breaking pest and weather situations.

Tags: agriculture, corn, cover crops, dry beans, field crops, forages, hops, malting barley, msu extension, small grain, soybeans, sugarbeets, virtual breakfast, wheat


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