Field Crops Webinar Series starts February 2019

The Field Crops Webinar Series will help growers and agribusiness professionals prepare for the 2019 growing season.

December 12, 2018 - Author: ,

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Field crop producers and agribusiness professionals who are unable to attend Michigan State University Extension’s traditional winter programs will once again be able to access the expertise of MSU specialists and educators from the comfort of their home or office. The 2019 Field Crops Webinar Series will include a selection of topics that will be presented at both the Field Crops Pest Management Update and the Field Crop Production Update series.

The live webinars will run on Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. EST beginning Feb. 18 through April 1, 2019. Topics will include:

  • Feb. 18: Drainage Management for Nutrient Retention – Eshan Ghane, MSU
  • Feb. 25: Tillage in Michigan Soybean Systems – James DeDecker, MSU
  • March 4: Herbicide Efficacy Under Weather Stress – Erin Burns, MSU
  • March 11: Cover Crop Profitability – Kim Cassida, MSU
  • March 18: Improving Crop Production Income – Mike Staton, MSU
  • March 25: Tar Spot in Corn & Other Emerging Diseases – Martin Chilvers, MSU
  • April 1: Crop Marketing Outlook & Strategies – Jim Hilker, MSU

Participants can register for the entire series at $20 per person or for individual sessions at $5 per person per session. Those attending the live webinars will be eligible to earn one MDARD Pesticide Recertification (RUP) credit per session for application to one of the following categories: Private Core, Commercial Core or Field Crops. Each webinar will also be recorded and archived, and participants may choose to view the recordings at a later date.

To register for one or more webinar programs in the series, visit the Field Crops Webinar Series event page. Prior to each webinar, registrants will receive an email containing a link to connect to the webinars. The webinars may be accessed on a computer or mobile device with a stable internet connection—no other equipment is necessary.

Archived recordings from previous seasons will be accessible free of charge from the Field Crops Team webpage—coming soon!

For additional information or assistance, contact Eric Anderson at 269-467-5511 or Call by Feb. 4 to request accommodations for persons with disabilities. Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible.

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