2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit

March 02, 2016

8:30AM-5:00PM

The Herbicide Resistance Summit was organized to facilitate a more unified understanding of herbicide resistance issues across Canada and around the world, and to increase awareness that everyone engaged with agriculture has a role in managing herbicide resistance.

Participants in the day-long Summit will hear top experts speak on the following topics:

  • A global overview of herbicide resistance
  • State of weed resistance in Western Canada and future outlook
  • Managing herbicide‐resistant wild oat on the Prairies
  • Distribution and control of glyphosate-resistant weeds in Ontario
  • The role of pre-emergent herbicides, and tank-mixes and integrated weed management
  • Impact of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and other glyphosate-resistant weeds in the southern and midwestern U.S.
  • Harvest weed seed control in Australian cropping systems
  • Implementing harvest weed seed control (HWSC) methods in Canada

 The 2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit has approved 4 CEUs: Integrated Pest Management for the Certified Crop Adviser Program. A sign-up sheet will be available at the Summit registration desk.

For more information on the Summit, and to register, visit: http://www.weedsummit.ca/

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