Managing resistant weeds is one of the most difficult tasks in farming today, and will be the topic of an informal roundtable, 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Dumas Community Center.
There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is encouraged for a dinner head count; registered attendees will be entered into drawings for door prizes.
Continuing education credits will be available for Certified Crop Advisers.
Extension Weed Scientists Bob Scott and Tom Barber; Jason Kelley, extension wheat and feed grains agronomist; Jeremy Ross, soybean agronomist and Jarrod Hardke, extension rice agronomist are set to take part.
Growers and consultants can present concerns and issues in managing resistant weeds to experts from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Also, industry representatives can explain their resistance management programs or discuss new products.
In addition to the roundtable, there will also be grower recognitions and an industry update from agricultural service company representatives.
For more information and to register, call the Desha County Extension Office at 870-222-3972 or 870-382-4785.