2017 MSU Weed Tour scheduled for June 28

Participants can compare herbicide programs, evaluate weed management strategies and tour MSU research plots.

Michigan State University Extension invites you to the annual MSU Weed Tour Wednesday, June 28, 2017, beginning at the MSU Agronomy Farm, 4450 Beaumont Road, Lansing, MI 48910. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the field tour kicking off at 9:30 a.m. 

The tour will provide ample opportunity to look at research plots and participate in some short field presentations. Be sure to bring a hat and sun screen! Participants can compare their favorite corn and soybean herbicide programs to other commercial programs and check out some of the new herbicide-resistant crops and how these crops fit with overall weed management strategies. The morning tour ends with lunch.

The afternoon tours will begin at 1 p.m. with two concurrent tours:

  1. Weed Control in Horticultural Crops, located at MSU Horticulture Farm on College Road, south of Jolly Road
  2. Non-GMO Soybean Weed Control Tour, located at MSU Agronomy Farm

Pre-registration for the tour is $25 per person, which includes a tour booklet and lunch. On-site registration is $35. Register online at 2017 MSU Weed Tour.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, visit our web site at MSU Weed Science website or contact Christina Donley at 517-353-0139 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

We hope to see you there!

Drs. Sprague and Zandstra’s work is funded in part by MSU’s AgBioResearch.

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