71st Annual Crop Protection School: Final Details

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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.

Pre-register for Crop Protection School

Purchase 2020 NC Agricultural Chemical Manual

Renew Crop Protection Assoc. 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 (charlie_cahoon@ncsu.edu).

2019 NC Crop Protection School AGENDA