The USB Take Action initiative and university weed scientists have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management issues. The webinar occurs every Thursday at 11 am EST through March 26. Each webinar will have two weed scientists giving presentations about 15 minutes long, and there is opportunity for viewers to ask questions via the web portal. The schedule is as follows:
Feb 20
Aaron Hager, University of Illinois – effective long-term management of waterhemp
Travis Legleiter, University of Kentucky – spray deposition factors
Feb 27
Pat Tranel, University of Illinois – metabolism-based resistance, multiple resistance, etc
Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska – pollen-mediated gene flow and transfer of herbicide-resistance
March 5
Tom Peters, North Dakota State University – status of research on electricity methods
John Wallace, Penn State University – cover crops and weed management
March 12
Bryan Young, Purdue University – drift retardants/volatility
Bill Johnson, Purdue University – mixing/antagonism, volunteer corn issues
March 19
Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri- status of on-combine seed destruction technologies
Joe Ikley, North Dakota State University – Enlist mixing issues
March 26
Mandy Bish, University of Missouri – inversions, weather effects on dicamba
Bran Young, Purdue University – dicamba off-target movement research
To register for each week’s webinar, go to “Iwilltakeaction.com” and look for the link to register near the bottom of the page. The “TakeAction” feed and each week’s link to register can also be accessed via Twitter. We will also post these links on the OSU weed science website – u.osu.edu/osuweeds. The webinars are recorded for viewing at a later time if this fits schedules better, and will be available at “iwilltakeaction.com/management”.

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