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Take Action and Weed Scientists Free Webinar Series
Ohio Ag Connection - 02/21/2020

The USB Take Action initiative and university weed scientists have developed a free webinar series covering various weed and herbicide management issues. The webinar occurs every Thursday at 11 a.m. EST through March 26. Each webinar will have two weed scientists giving presentations about 15 minutes long, and there is opportunity for viewers to ask questions via the web portal. The schedule is as follows:

Feb. 27 -- Pat Tranel, University of Illinois -- metabolism-based resistance, multiple resistance, etc.; and Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska - pollen-mediated gene flow and transfer of herbicide-resistance

March 5 -- Tom Peters, North Dakota State University - status of research on electricity methods; and John Wallace, Penn State University - cover crops and weed management

March 12 -- Bryan Young, Purdue University -- drift retardants/volatility; and Bill Johnson, Purdue University - mixing/antagonism, volunteer corn issues

March 19 -- Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri- status of on-combine seed destruction technologies; and Joe Ikley, North Dakota State University -- Enlist mixing issues

March 26 -- Mandy Bish, University of Missouri -- inversions, weather effects on dicamba; and Bran Young, Purdue University - dicamba off-target movement research

To register for each week's webinar, go to and look for the link to register near the bottom of the page. The "TakeAction" feed and each week's link to register can also be accessed via Twitter. Organizers will also post these links on the Ohio State University weed science website -- The webinars are recorded for viewing at a later time if this fits schedules better, and will be available at

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