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Purdue Extension to host June 27 Seed Treatment Workshop

Purdue Extension will host a Seed Treatment Workshop on Thursday June 27 at the Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center (NEPAC) located at 4821 E 400 S Columbia City, IN.

The workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST (8:30 a.m. registration), is an opportunity for farmers and agribusiness professionals to hear the latest technological and research updates along with ways to protect themselves and the environment.  Credits will be available for individuals seeking continuing credits for their Category 4 seed treatment license and certified crop adviser licenses.  Presentations include the following:

  • “Seed Care Technologies/Production Management” by Norm Wagoner of KALO Seed Care
  • “Utility Wire and Railroad Tracks: Nothing to Get Tangled With” by Fred Whitford, Purdue Pesticide Programs
  • "Seed Laws (seed labeling, quality issues and other topics)" by Jessica McVay, Office of Indiana State Chemist
  • “Costs and Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments” by Christian Krupke, Purdue Entomology Department
  • “Early Season Diseases/Seed Treatment Efficacy” by Darcy Telenko, Purdue Extension Plant Pathologist
Registration is $80 per person and includes lunch. Participants must register by June 21 online at:    For more information, contact Ed Farris, Purdue Extension educator in Huntington County, at 260-358-4826,
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