University of Kentucky Weed Science to Host a Pair of Field Days at UKREC in Princeton.
The University of Kentucky Weed Science Program will be hosting two field days at the UKREC in Princeton, Kentucky in 2019. The Pest Management Field Day will be held on July 2, 2019 and the Spray Clinic will be held on July 18, 2019.
Pest Management Field Day:
The Pest Management Field Day will be a half day event starting at 8:30 am with sign in beginning at 8:00 am. The field day will include field talks and plot tours covering weed science research and corn disease research. The event will culminate with lunch and optional informal self-guided viewing of weed science and corn disease research plots.
Those wishing to participate in the Pest Management Field day can pre-register at https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cPbJmOwjK4a19eB or by calling (270)-365-7541 ext. 0. More information on field day can be found at http://weedscience.ca.uky.edu/event/pest-management-field-day. There is no cost to attend the Pest Management Field Day.
The Pest Management Field Day has been approved for CCA CEU credits and PAT credits have been requested.
KATS Spray Clinic:
The Spray Clinic will also be held at the UKREC in Princeton as part of the Kentucky Agriculture Training School (KATS). The event will occur on July 18th from 8:30 am to 4:00 PM with sign in beginning at 8:00 am. The clinic will include spray technology overviews, spray equipment maintenance, herbicide application considerations, fungicide application considerations, and drift management. Speakers at the event will include Dr. Tim Stombaugh, Dr. Kiersten Wise, and Dr. Travis Legleiter of the University of Kentucky.
Pre-registration is required for this event due to limited space. You may register at: https://ukkatssprayclinic19.eventbrite.com. The cost to attend the Spray Clinic is $105 and includes lunch and refreshments.
The Spray Clinic has been approved for CCA CEU credits and PAT credits have been requested.
Any questions about either field day can be directed to Dr. Travis Legleiter (Travis.Legleiter@uky.edu).
By Travis Legleiter, Extension Weed Specialist