71st Annual Crop Protection School: Final Details
The 71st Annual Crop Protection School will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center (2736 NC HWY 210, Smithfield, NC 27577). Use the links below to pre-register, purchase NC Agricultural Chemical Manuals, and/or renew Crop Protection Association of NC membership.
Below is the final agenda. A PDF version of the agenda is available for distribution.
8 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. Welcome- Dr. Dale Monks, Stan Biconish, and Dr. Charlie Cahoon
8:55 a.m. IR-4 Project and NC State: Perfect Together- Dr. Jerry Baron (Executive Director, IR-4 Project)
9:25 a.m. Deciphering the Glyphosate Debacle- Dr. Travis Gannon (Associate Professor, NC State University)
9:55 a.m. BREAK
10:10 a.m. Overview of Hemp Production- Dr. Keith Edmisten (Professor and Cotton & Industrial Hemp Specialist, NC State University)
10:40 a.m. Hemp Disease in Kentucky: Grasping the Reality of Yield Loss- Dr. Nicole Gauthier (Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Kentucky)
11:10 a.m. Determining Arthropods Presence, Significance, and Acceptable Management Tactics in NC Industrial Hemp- Aurora Toennisson (Research Associate, Specialty Crops Lab, NC State University)
11:40 a.m. Weed Control in Industrial Hemp: Current and Future Options- Dr. Michael Flessner (Extension Weed Specialist, Virginia Tech)
12:10 p.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. Impact and Management of the Guava root-knot Nematode in North Carolina- Dr. Adrienne Gorny (Assistant Professor, Plant Nematology, NC State University)
1:45 p.m. Resistance Management 101: Understanding Evolving Pest Control Issues in North Carolina- Dr. Anders Huseth (Extension Entomologist, NC State University)
2:15 p.m. Navigating the New Gramoxone Handling and Training Requirements- Clark Ouzts (Product Marketing Lead, Syngenta)
2:45 p.m. Glufosinate Use Assessment in North Carolina- Eric Jones (Graduate Research Assistant, NC State University)
3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:15 p.m. Annual Meeting- Crop Protection Association of North Carolina
4:15 p.m. ADJOURN
N, O, D, and X Pesticide (3 hours) and CCA Integrated Pest Management (5 hours) credits available. For questions or concerns, please contact Stan Biconish (Stan.Biconish@ncagr.gov) or Charlie Cahoon (firstname.lastname@example.org).