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  • January 18, 2023
  • Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Caitlin Congdon

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Herbicide Management Tips for Integrating Cover Crops into the Rotation

Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
January 18, 2023

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Caitlin Congdon

Herbicide Management Tips for Integrating Cover Crops into the Rotation

Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
January 18, 2023

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This event is being held as part of the On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) program. The goals of the program are to encourage on-farm sequestration of carbon and reduction in greenhouse gases through the implementation of improved nitrogen management, enhanced cover crop adoption, and the normalization of rotational grazing. For more info on the OFCAF program, please visit ofcaf.perennia.ca


Session Description

Join Perennia Field Crop Specialist Caitlin Congdon and John Wallace, Ph.D., Assistant professor of weed science at Penn State University, as they discuss how to integrate cover crops into your rotation and the potential impacts for your herbicide management program. 


Guest Speaker

John Wallace, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Weed Science, Pennsylvania State University 

John Wallace is an Assistant Professor of Weed Science and Extension Specialist for field and forage crops. John’s background includes academic training (MSc & Ph.D. Environmental Science, University of Idaho) and research experience in invasive weed ecology and management, post-doctoral research experience in weed ecology and management in field crop systems (Penn State), and professional experience in specialty crop systems (Cornell University). 


Moderator

Caitlin Congdon, BSc (Agr.), PAg, CCA, Field Crop Specialist, Perennia 

Caitlin has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College, where she majored in Plant Science and minored in Pest Management. Her passion for field crops began when she worked as a student research associate for the Nova Scotia Crop Development Institute and led an undergraduate honours project on the fungicidal control of Fusarium Head Blight in cereals. She supports the growth and development of the field crop industry by being a resource for producers on all aspects of field crop production, including small grains, corn and soybeans.


The OFCAF program in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador is implemented by Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. and funded by the Government of Canada | Copyright © 2022 | All Rights Reserved

REGISTRATION:

Registration for this event is now closed. If you still want to attend, please contact Sara Marceau at smarceau@perennia.ca or call our office at 902-678-7722.


QUESTIONS?

Caitlin Congdon, Field Crops Specialist 
Phone: 902.698.9473 
Email: ccongdon@perennia.ca