Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Weed ID and Control Field Day

Monday, October 18, 2010

Buddy Sherrill Farm on Startown Road
4697 Startown Road, Newton

3:00 -5:00 PM

All interested agricultural producers are invited to attend a herbicide field day at the Buddy Sherrill Farm on Startown Road. The program will run from 3-5 PM and 2 hours of pesticide credits in N, O, D and X have been applied for.

From Highway 10: Go south on Startown Road for approximately 1 mile. Pass Coulters Church and take the second drive to the right, where the Leyland Cypress line the asphalt driveway. Turn in at the first gate on the left and come to the plots. (4697 Startown Road)

There are 21 treatments in the plots that contain blackberry, dog fennel and a variety of other weed species. The agenda will include discussions on:
  • Weed Identification
  • Plot Tour with Treatments and Rate Discussion
  • Safety and Stewardship with Pesticides
  • Drift Management

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