Lincoln, Neb. —Growers, crop consultants, ag professionals, and extension educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's weed management field day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.
The field day will include on-site demonstrations of herbicides for weed control in corn, sorghum, and soybean. An early morning demonstration will focus on weed control in soybeans, followed by a demonstration of projects for weed control in corn and sorghum.
“A number of projects will be demonstrated during the field day, including weed control in XtendFlex soybean, Enlist Soybean, and herbicide-resistant sorghum,” said Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala.
New this year for participants to learn about research project aimed at terminating cereal rye before and after planting soybean and control of volunteer soybean.
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) continuing education units are available.
There is no cost to attend the field day, but participants are asked to register at http://agronomy.unl.edu/fieldday.
The South Central Agricultural Laboratory is 4.5 miles west of the intersection of Highways 14 and 6, or 12.4 miles east of Hastings on Highway 6. GPS coordinates of the field day site is 40.57539, -98.13776.