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For more information contact mark.a.kinders@uwrf.edu or brenda.k.bredahl@uwrf.edu.

Crop Scouting Training Workshop Held at UWRF

FEB. 29, 2008--A two-day workshop will be held at UW-River Falls in March for agronomy professionals, agriculture professionals, agribusiness people, DNR representatives, certified crop advisors, and farm producers.

The workshop, "Crop Scouting Training," is hosted by the College of Agriculture Food and Environmental Science in conjunction with UW-Extension and is held in room 217 of the Agricultural Science Building from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on March 19 and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on March 20.   

Participants will receive training in weed identification, herbicide mode of action, soil and plant tissue analysis, nutrient management, insect identification and management, and disease identification and management. Continuing education credits will be given for certified crop advisors.

Presenters include Michael Crotser, UWRF crop and soil science professor, Bryan Jensen from the UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program, Brian Budelson from the UW-Madison Department of Plant Pathology, and Paul Kivlin, UWRF nutrient and pest management professor.

Registration is $50 for students and $100 for nonstudents. For more information contact Bryan Jensen at 608-263-4073 or bmjense1@facstaff.wisc.edu.

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