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Herbicides: Materials, Timing and Rates

Event date/time: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Type: 

Dr. Thierry Besançon will be discussing the various aspects of an Integrated Weed Management program for tree fruit production. The webinar will focus on scouting methodology for detecting weeds, the identification of the most common annual and perennial weeds, the influence of cultural practices on weed spread or suppression, and weed control management tactics based on non-chemical as well as chemical methods. Dr. Besançon will also discuss the herbicide and rate selection process with regard to weed identification and development, and provide information on herbicide symptomology as well as methods for protecting trees from herbicide injury


11:45 am Check-in with Cornell Cooperative Extension for attendees requiring NYSDEC pesticide credits. Not required for holders of a license from a New England State. 

12:00 pm  Attendee sign-in

12:05 pm Presentation(s) begins 

Presentation(s) will be interrupted at approximate half-point to provide poll question(s) to attendees. These questions must be answered to receive pesticide credits. 

12:55 pm Question & Answer with presenter and meeting host(s). 

1:20 pm Final poll questions and evaluation. 

1:30 pm End

Speaker(s) / Instructor(s): 
Dr. Thierry Besançon, Assistant Extension Specialist in Weed Science Department of Plant Biology School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
How to Participate: 

Registration is required to receive pesticide license recertification credits. Additionally, proof of participation is required by all state certifying agencies. Please be sure to participate in the in-session polls. Each license holder must register separately and participate on their own devices in order to recieve their individual credits. Forms will be emailed  to each individual license holder within a week of the meeting. Please be sure to check your spam or junk folders as occasionally these communications are not recognized by your email host server. 

This session will be recorded and posted to the UMass Extension Fruit Team YouTube chanel. Pesticide credits are only available to attendees who participate in the live session.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Terence Bradshaw at (802)-922-2591 by 02/22/2022 so we may assist you.

Contact's name: 
E Garofalo
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