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Register before the deadline this Friday: Weed Management Workshop in Pekin and Lewistown

U of I Extension communications specialist Anita Wilkinson summarizes the workshops as follows:

A weed management workshop will be held at the Fulton County Extension Office in Lewistown on Feb. 7 and the Tazewell County Extension Office in Pekin on Feb. 9. and will feature the following topics:

    • Weed ID and growth habits
    • Herbicide sites of action
    • Herbicide resistant weeds and resistance management
    • Designing resilient weed management programs

      Pre-registration is required and closes on Friday, February 3, 2017.

      Registration costs $50 for certified crop advisors (CCA) and includes materials and a light refreshment. CCAs can earn up to 3 IPM CEUs.

      Registration costs $20 for the general public and includes materials and a light refreshment.

      For questions or if you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact Christine Belless, or call 309-547-3711.

      Certified Crop Advisors (includes 3 CEUs)

      Feb. 7 – Lewistown, 9 am – Noon

      Feb. 9 – Pekin, 9 am – Noon

      General Public

      Feb. 7 – Lewistown, 2 – 5 pm

      Feb. 9 – Pekin, 2 – 5 pm

      Register online here or by calling the Fulton County Extension office at 309-547-3711.