UK Marestail & Palmer Amaranth Weed Tours - July 6, 2017

The University of Kentucky Weed Science Team is hosting educational field tours for farmers, Extension personnel, agriculture industry professionals, crop consultants, and herbicide applicators.

Herbicide Resistant Marestail Tour - UK C. Oran Little Research Farm (US Hwy 60 & US Hwy 62 near Versailles - enter farm gate off US 60). Plots will be open for viewing at 9 a.m. ET, formal program begins at 10 a.m. Presenters will discuss marestail control options for corn and soybean (Roundup Ready, Liberty Link, Enlist, and Roundup Ready x Xtend) and impact of cover crop rye on marestail control.

Herbicide Resistant Palmer Amaranth Tour - Paris-Bourbon Industrial Park (US Hwy 460, west of US 27/US 68 bypass in Paris). Plots will be open for viewing at 1 p.m. ET, formal program begins at 2 p.m. Presenters will discuss palmer amaranth weed management options (soil applied and postemergence).

For more information, contact JD Green, Extension Weed Specialist, at jdgreen@uky.edu