Herbicide Resistance Meetings Return

October 30, 2012

By Mike Owen and Bob Hartzler, Department of Agronomy



In response to rapidly expanding problems associated with herbicide resistant weeds, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct a second series of meetings in November and December to address the issue. The meetings will provide information about the causes of herbicide-resistant weed populations, objectively evaluate weed management programs currently used in Iowa, and support the development of durable weed management programs. Registration at each location opens at 8:30 a.m., the program begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude with a noon meal.  



There is no cost to attend this program; however, advance registration is appreciated for meeting logistics and lunch counts. Additional information regarding the program and online registration is available at www.aep.iastate.edu/weeds.

Schedule


November 20—Decorah — The Oaks Steakhouse
December 4 — Ottumwa — Bridgeview Center
December 18 — Clear Lake — Best Western Holiday Lodge
December 19 — Wall Lake — Community Center
December 20 — Red Oak — Red Coach Inn
Bob Hartzler and Micheal Owen are professors of agronomy and weed science extension specialists with responsibilities in weed management and herbicide use.

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Micheal D.K. Owen University Professor and Associate Chair of Agronomy

Dr. Micheal D. K. Owen is a University Professor and associate chair in the Department of Agronomy and an extension weed specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Vegetable Protection at Esculea Agricola Panamericana at Zamor...

Bob Hartzler Professor of Agronomy

Dr. Bob Hartzler is a professor of agronomy and an extension weed specialist. He conducts research on weed biology and how it impacts the efficacy of weed management programs in corn and soybean. Dr. Hartzler also teaches undergraduate classes in weed science and weed identificatio...