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NEPAC Crop Diagnostic Workshop Set for June 18

May 20, 2019

Crop advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers have the opportunity to learn more about crop diagnostics at a June 18 workshop featuring specialists from Purdue University.

The NEPAC Crop Diagnostic Workshop will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (8:30 a.m. registration) at the Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center (NEPAC), 4821 E. 400 S. Columbia City, IN.  The workshop focuses on strategies for nutrient, disease and weed management, along with practices to improve corn and soybean yields.

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Applications for approval of recertification credits have been submitted for this workshop including:  Commercial Category 1, 14 and RT credits (CCHs); Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) credits; and crop advisor credits (CEUs).

Registration is due by June 14 online at http://www.cvent.com/d/46qgxw .  The cost is $90 per person.  Lunch is provided.  

Continuing education credits for the Private Applicator Recertification Program will be available for $10.  Farmers are reminded to bring their pesticide applicator cards for registration.

For more information, contact Ed Farris, Purdue Extension Educator in Huntington County, at 260-358-4826, emfarris@purdue.edu

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