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Pinney Purdue Virtual Field Day - August 19

August 17, 2020

Pinney Purdue Virtual Field Day – August 19


Farmers, landowners, agribusiness representatives and the general public are invited to participate in the virtual Pinney Purdue Field Day Wednesday, August 19 from 9 am to 11 am CDT/ 10 am to 12 am EDT.  Due to COVID-19 concerns and social distancing restrictions, the field day will be held virtually this year instead of an in-person event as in the past. 


Participants will hear presentations and participate in question and answer sessions with Purdue Extension specialists covering important issues experienced this growing season.


Lyndon Kelly, Purdue/Michigan State Extension Irrigation specialist will discuss irrigation management strategies for efficient and profitable irrigation of field crops.

Darcy Talenko, Purdue Extension Disease Specialist will provide insight into this year’s crop disease situation and how fungicides can best be used to provide protection from diseases.

Christian Krupke, Purdue Extension Entomologist, will review crop insect pests and control recommendations.

Bill Johnson, Purdue Extension Weed Specialist will highlight the latest research on weed control and problem weeds.


Registration is free and can be submitted with the form at the following site:  Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with a link to view the field day at its scheduled time.


PARP for private applicators and CCH’s for commercial applicators are available by completing the information and submitting payment at the following link: PARP/CCH: ($15 Each)  CEU’s for Certified Crop Advisors have been applied for.  Details to follow.


Contact your local county Extension office if needed. See Full Press Release below.

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