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Pennsylvania: 2 Upcoming Weed Tours, June 28, July 11

Ernst Undesser
By William Curran, Pennsylvania State University June 7, 2017

Pennsylvania: 2 Upcoming Weed Tours, June 28, July 11

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Twilight Weed Tour at The Southeast Ag Research & Extension Center

The Annual Weed Tour at the Southeast Research and Extension Center (Landisville) will be held on June 28, 2017, the evening prior to the “Farming for Success” Field Day. Registration will begin at 4:30 pm and we will tour the weed control plots from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Directions to the research farm and additional information about the facility.

On the tour, you will have an opportunity to examine corn and soybean weed control trials including competitive products comparisons. The format of the program will allow time to view the various treatments/studies and discuss the results with those in attendance. We will finish the evening socializing with one another and enjoying a hot meal. Pest Management CCA CEU’s and Pesticide Recertification Credits will be available.

Registration for this event will be $20.00 and includes a tour book and the meal. On-line registration.

For additional information contact Bill Curran (wcurran@psu.edu) or 814-863-1014.

Agenda

4:30 pm – Registration

5:00 pm – Tour begins

  • Talinor and Quelex programs for weed control in winter wheat – Dwight Lingenfelter
  • Competitive herbicides for weed control in no-till corn – Bill Curran
  • Demonstration of herbicide programs in no-till Balance GT soybean – Bill Curran
  • Demonstration of herbicide programs in no-till Liberty Link soybean – Bill Curran
  • Demonstration of herbicide programs in no-till Xtend soybean – Dwight Lingenfelter
  • Marestail control programs for no-till RR soybean – Dwight Lingenfelter

7:00 pm – Dinner

Rock Springs Weed Tour

The Annual Agronomic Weed Tour will be held on July 11, 2017 at the Penn State Agronomy Research Farm, Rock Springs, PA (Meet at the Agronomy Farm, Rock Springs, Rt. 45 west of State College, enter Gate D).

Registration will begin at 8:30 am, lunch at noon, and we will conclude with the tour by 1:30 pm. A number of weed control experiments will be showcased and available for viewing including the latest herbicide technology for corn and soybean as well as several cover crop trials. Pest Management CCA CEU’s and Pesticide Recertification Credits will be available.

Registration for this event will be $20.00 and includes a tour book and the meal. On-line registration.

For additional information contact Bill Curran (wcurran@psu.edu) or 814-863-1014.

Agenda

8:30 am – Registration

9:00 am – Tour begins

  • Corn herbicide update
  • Soybean herbicide update
  • Entomology update

12:00 noon – Lunch1:30 pm – Adjourn

Corn Herbicide Trials

  • Armezon PRO adjuvant efficacy and timing (POST) in reduced till corn
  • Mesotrione + acetochlor premix (MON 62102) 1-pass POST tankmixes in reduced till corn
  • DiFlexx Duo (Bayer) combinations and KFD-274-01 (UPI) POST programs for weed efficacy in reduced till corn
  • Shootout of competitive 1-pass total PRE and EPOST herbicide programs in reduced till corn – 2017
  • Shootout of competitive 2-pass herbicide programs in reduced till corn – 2017
  • BASF Corn herbicide 2-pass programs in reduced till corn
  • Liberty 280 rate titration and efficacy in reduced till LL corn
  • MON 62102 compared to other competitive standards in reduced till corn
  • TriCor 4F (metribuzin) vs atrazine in reduced till corn
  • Compare KFD-168-06 to KFD-168-06 & Prowl H2O in no-till field corn
  • Paraquat + S-metolachlor (A22102) premix for burndown in no-till corn

Soybean Herbicide Trials

  • Marestail control programs for no-till RR soybean
  • Zidua SC, Zidua PRO, and Engenia programs in no-till RR2Xtend soybean
  • FeXapan 2-pass programs for RR2Xtend soybean in no-till
  • Fierce/Valor + dicamba burndown programs in no-till RR2Xtend soybean
  • Nufarm herbicides programs featuring Panther Pro, Spitfire, Credit Xtreme, and Cheetah in no-till LibertyLink soybean
  • Authority and Anthem brands +/- metribuzin +/- overlapping residual for soybean weed control in reduced till
  • FeXapan 2-pass programs for RR2Xtend soybean in reduced till
  • Zidua SC, Zidua PRO, and Engenia programs in reduced till RR2Xtend soybean
  • RR2Xtend vs. LibertyLink soybean herbicide programs in reduced till
  • DuPont weed resistant management programs in reduced till LibertyLink soybean
  • Syngenta Shootout of 1-pass and 2-pass residual herbicide programs in reduced till soybean
  • Common ragweed focused programs from FMC and Dow in reduced till RR soybean S-metolachlor + dicamba premix (A21472) in reduced till RR2Xtend soybeans
Ernst Undesser
By William Curran, Pennsylvania State University June 7, 2017