Teaching Farmers to Be on the Cutting Edge of Weed Management
Volume 15, Issue 2 - December 2022
Editor: Linda Chalker-Scott
Weed management is part of any sound crop management program. Left uncontrolled, weeds can cause crop yield loss resulting in reduced income. Knowing how to properly identify weeds and understanding control methods, including timing and control practices, is essential. Herbicide application timing for optimum control is critical for success. To improve the knowledge and skills of farmers and crop consultants, a group of Ohio State University Extension Educators developed the “2022 Weed University,” in a hybrid model using Zoom to deliver the program. Retrospective evaluations indicate knowledge gain in all areas and intention to institute management changes.
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