Purdue Extension will be hosting the Purdue Seed Treatment Program on February 25, 2021. The event is designed to provide agribusiness professionals with an overview of seed treatment technologies, regulations, and environmental impacts.
The free seminar runs from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. (EST), and is available virtually for those that pre-register. It is geared towards seed treatment applicators and crop advisers.
Speakers and topics:
- Darcy Telenko, Purdue plant pathologist, will speak about wet soils and their impact on seed fungicide treatments.
- Christian Krupke, Purdue entomologist, will focus on seed treatment use and potential impacts on bees.
- Don Robison, Office of the Indiana State Chemist seed administrator, will update participants on Indiana seed treatment regulations.
- Norm Wagoner, KALO manager, will explore customized seed treatment technologies and industry trends.
There is no charge to attend this event, but advance registration is required at: https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pce2tpjsvGtdrgNY6YU6WmpVlofQyHWpS .
Two continuing credit hours (CCHs) for commercial applicators for Category 4 and RT and two continuing education units (CEUs) for certified crop advisers (CCAs) have been requested.