Crop Management Field Day 2018!

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018Corn field with blue skies and white clouds

Registration: 1:30 p.m.

Program: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Darrel Clark ‘s Farm
S830 Drake Road, Viola, WI 54664

The Field day location is right off of HWY 14 on the Vernon/Richland county line.

 

Presenters and Topics will be:

Dr. Rodrigo Werle, UW Weed Scientist

  • Recap of 2018 Weed Mgt Season
  • Systems Approach to Weed Mgt.
  • Waterhemp Update
  • Dicamba Update

Dr. Brian Luck, UW Bio-Systems Engineer

  • Getting Started with Precision Ag
  • UAV (drone) demonstrations with different sensing cameras

Bryan Jensen, UW IPM Program Mgr

  • Armyworms and Insect Mgt with increased residue
  • Japanese Beetles; when to get nervous
  • Corn Rootworm Update

 

Bring a lawn chair!
Bring samples of crop problems from your farm for ID and management considerations

Crops Day 2018 flyer

Please pre-register with the Vernon County Extension Office,

608-637-5276 by Friday, Aug 10th

so we can get an accurate count for handouts and snack.

 

Area Sponsors for the Crop Management Field Day are:

Timberwood Bank               Premier Insurance Solutions

Partnership Bank               Crop Ag Insurance Services

UW Extension Offices in Buffalo, Chippewa, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland and Vernon Counties