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  • January 13, 2023
  • Friday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Hugh Lyu
  • 902-890-0472

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Getting into the Weeds: Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

Friday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
January 13, 2023

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Hugh Lyu

902-890-0472

hlyu@perennia.ca

Getting into the Weeds: Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

Friday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
January 13, 2023

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Part of the Getting into the Weeds: Farming in a Tight Year webinar series, join Perennia’s Wild Blueberry Specialist, Hugh Lyu and Director of Purdue Pesticide Programs, Fred Whitford, for the upcoming session Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application.


Session Description

Pesticide application is one of the costly inputs for agricultural producers. Understanding and using best practices for effective and efficient pesticide application is key to ensuring successful pest management during production. In this session, we will give you tips to get your money’s worth from pesticide input. 


Guest Speaker

Dr. Fred Whitford, Director, Purdue Pesticide Programs 

Fred Whitford, Director of Purdue Pesticide Programs, has served as the Director of the Purdue Pesticide Program since 1991. He has authored over 300 publications, including eight books and 120 extension bulletins and delivered 5,900 presentations. In recognition of his significant contributions to Extension outreach efforts, he has received numerous awards, including the Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service to Rural People of Indiana, Honorary Master Farmer by Indiana Prairie Farmer and the Purdue University College of Agriculture. 


CCA CEU points will be available for this webinar

REGISTRATION:

*Registration is required
Cost: Free


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Hugh Lyu, Wild Blueberry Specialist 
Phone: 902.890.0472
Email: hlyu@perennia.ca