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Take Action Tour

The USB Take Action initiative and university weed scientists have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management issues.

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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