K-State Weed Management Update meetings, Feb. 17-20

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A series of K-State Weed Management Update meetings will be offered throughout the state during the week of Feb. 17-20. The speakers at each meeting will be Dallas Peterson and Curtis Thompson, Extension weed management specialists.

Dates and locations are:

Monday, Feb. 17, 1 to 4 p.m. Sharon Springs, CAB Building. Please RSVP to the Sunflower Extension District Sharon Springs Office at 785-852-4285, or email Jeanne Falk Jones at jfalkjones@ksu.edu.

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to noon. Lenora, Community Library, 110 N. Main. Please RSVP to one of the Twin Creeks Extension District Offices (Hoxie, 785-675-6238; Norton, 785-877-5755; or Oberlin, 785-475-8121).

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Phillipsburg, Phillips County Fair Building. Please RSVP to the Phillips-Rooks Extension District Office at 785-543-6845, or email Cody Miller at codym@ksu.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 9a.m. to noon. Hays, Ellis County Extension office, 601 Main St. Please RSVP to the Ellis County Extension Office at 785-628-9430, ext. 1, or email Theresa at tam3@ksu.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2 to 5 p.m. Ness City, Ness County Fairgrounds. Please RSVP to Chris Long, Walnut Creek Extension District, 1-877-798-3921.

Thursday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. to noon. Osborne, United Christian Church, 214 N. 2nd St. Please RSVP to any Post Rock Extension District Office (Beloit, 785-738-3597; Lincoln, 785-524-4432; Mankato, 785-378-3174; or Smith Center, 785-282-6823), or email Sandra Wick at swick@ksu.edu.

Topics at these meetings will include:

  • Controlling kochia and Palmer amaranth
  • Herbicide resistance and sites of action
  • Weed control in field crops

These meetings qualify for 3 Pest Management CCA credits and 3 Commercial Pesticide Applicator credits in 1A. There is no cost to attend. Most locations require at least 10 registrations for the meeting to be held.

Dallas Peterson, Weed Management Specialist

Curtis Thompson, Extension Agronomy State Leader and Weed Management Specialist