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Pesticide recertification, crop virtual workshop offered

Pesticide recertification, crop virtual workshop offered Pesticide recertification, crop virtual workshop offered

Pesticide recertification programs and Commercial CCH will be offered at a Ripley County Cover Crop/No-Till virtual workshop Tuesday, March 30, beginning at 9 a.m.

Topics to be covered include:

9 to 9:15 a.m. โ€” David Osborne, Purdue Extension, state pesticide update.

9:15 to 9:45 a.m. โ€” Joel Wahlman, SEPAC manager, managing cover crops on the farm.

9:45 to 10:15 a.m. โ€” Dr. Shalamar Armstrong, associate professor of agronomy, soil and fertility management in cover crop systems.

15-minute break.

10:30 to 11 a.m. โ€” Alex Helms, potassium fertility.

11 to 11:30 a.m. โ€” Eileen Kladivko, professor of agronomy, tile drainage impacts on cash crops and cover crops and a 35-year summary.

Applicators wishing to receive recertification credit must send name, email address, $10 (make checks payable to Ripley County Extension) and their PA number to: Purdue Extension, 525 W. Beech St., Osgood, IN 47037.

Meeting connection information will be sent once this is received.

Two CCHโ€™s for categories 1, 14 and RT will be earned.

For more information, call 1-812-689-6511.

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