On Thursday, January 19 from noon-1 p.m. (CST) Dr. Pat Tranel and Dr. Aaron Hager from the Department of Crop Sciences will take part in an #askACES chat on Twitter to discuss the latest on herbicide-resistant weeds and the challenges they pose to production agriculture.
Use #askACES to ask your questions about what causes resistance, how to manage resistance, what has to happen to overcome the challenge of herbicide-resistant weeds, and more.
Potential topics include:
- How/why do herbicide-resistant weeds arise?
- Are some weeds better at evolving resistance than others?
- What are farmers doing to manage resistance?
- What is the ag industry doing to manage resistance?
- What are new developments/challenges regarding herbicide-resistant weeds?
- Ultimately, what has to happen to overcome the challenge of herbicide-resistant weeds?
How can you take part in the conversation?
- Go to Twitter. Type in #askACES. Watch the questions and answers from noon-1 p.m. CT.
- Ask your own questions and contribute to this conversation by including #askACES with your question.
- If you aren't on Twitter, watch the live feed at http://research.aces.illinois.edu/askACES.
If you have a question, but can't participate in the live chat, send it to email@example.com.
- Watch ACES social media (Twitter and Facebook) for a follow-up podcast with Dr. Tranel and Dr. Hager.