If you are wanting to up your game in dealing with herbicide resistance management there’s a great opportunity Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 10 a.m. central time. Take Action, and National Corn Growers Association program, is offering a series of sessions each Thursday this month.
Tomorrow’s session will include two presentations by Thomas Peters, Ph.D., North Dakota State University Weed Control discussing Weed Control using High Voltage Electricity and John Wallace, Ph.D., Penn State University on Integrating Cover Crops for Herbicide-Resistance Management. The series is hosted by Bill Johnson at Purdue University and Mark Loux at The Ohio State University.
Take Action is a farmer-focused education platform designed to help farmers and their advisors manage herbicide, fungicide and insect resistance. The goal is to encourage the adoption of management practices that lessen the impact of resistant pests and preserve current and future crop protection technology. The Take Action Webinar Series aims to bring you the latest information and research on various topics related to pesticide resistance management. For more information on Take Action, visit www.IWillTakeAction.com.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
CommonGround is a group of farmers connecting with consumers through conversations about science and research and personal stories about food and misinformation surrounding farming. Supported by the NCGA and state corn organizations.
The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health. Administered by NCGA the partnership has more than 220 working farms enrolled in 16 states. SHP’s mission is to utilize science and data to partner with farmers who are adopting conservation agricultural practices that improve the economic and environmental sustainability of the farm.