August 1, (Rain Date: Aug 2), Watertown, NY
NNY Soybean Weed Control Field Day
Hosted by Freeman Farms, in soybean field on the corner of NY State Route 126 and Plank Road (County Route 163) in the town of Rutland. GPS Coordinates are Latitiude: 43.95038 Longitude: -75.7576. Free and open to the public. 1.25 NYS DEC pesticide applicator credits (Categories 1A, 10, 21) and CCA CEUs available.
Join Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Regional Field Crop Specialist Mike Hunter to discuss soybean weed control programs and take a guided walking tour through the soybean herbicide plots in the field. Over 25 pre, post, and two pass herbicide programs to view. This field day provides a chance to compare the various herbicide programs, learn about herbicide sites of action, and herbicide resistance management strategies.
This on-farm research project was made possible through funding from the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program
Info or in case of inclement weather on August 1: contact Mike Hunter at 315-778-8602 or meh27@cornell) to confirm if field day will be moved to the following day