Wednesday, June 9, 2010

IPM Field Day - July 6

Please join us for the annual Pest Management Field Day on July 6 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. This will be an excellent opportunity to hear results from new and ongoing research projects and to network with researchers, extension staff as well as your own colleagues.

Speakers and topics are:

Joe Lauer, Agronomy, “A Wisconsin Transgene Walkabout”
Paul Esker, Plant Pathology, “Evaluations of Fungicide Treatments for White Mold in Soybean”
Dave Hogg, Entomology “Interactions Between Host Plant Resistance and Biological Control for Soybean aphid”
Camila Botero, Entomology, “Release of a Soybean Aphid Parasitoid”
Tim Trower, Agronomy, “Fall Dandelion Control”
Branden Furseth and Shawn Conley, Agronomy, “Evaluating 2010 Soybean Seed Treatment Decisions”
Marie Schmidt, Agronomy, “Germination Timing of Pasture Weeds”
Mark Renz, Agronomy, “Switchgrass Establishment: Year Two”

Field tours will depart from the Public Events Facility at 8:30 am and return by noon. In case of rain, “field tours” will be conducted inside. Lunch ($10) will be served after tours return.

The Public Events Facility is located on the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, N695 Hopkins Road. If traveling from the south, exit I 90/94 onto Hwy 51 North. Look for the Arlington Ag. Research Station sign north of Deforest. Turn left (west) onto Badger Lane. Travel 1 mile and turn left (south) onto Hopkins Rd. If traveling from the north, exit I 90/94 onto Hwy 60. Travel east through Arlington and turn south onto Hwy 51. For more detailed driving direction click on