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2022 Weed Management Field Day

Corn, Soybean, and Small Grains

June 14th, 2022

8:30 to 11:00am

Location: Southern Piedmont AREC. We will not be at the main station, but park directly in the field. Look for signs between Blackstone and the main station on Hwy 40/Darvills Road.

Google Maps link to field entrance: https://goo.gl/maps/iKZmYnjx7wM2

Field entrance near: 1200 Darvills Road, Blackstone, VA 23824. GPS is not always accurate. Field entrance between Nottoway Lanes and Military Road.

Continuing Education Credits Approved:

  • NRCS Conservation Planner: 2.0
  • DCR Conservation Planner: 2.0
  • DCR Nutrient Mgmt Planner: 1.0
  • Certified Crop Advisor: 2.0 (Pest Mgmt)

Please register by texting 540-315-2954 or emailing flessner@vt.edu

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  • View over 100 herbicide plots
  • Learn about herbicide resistant Palmer amaranth and common ragweed control options
  • Cover crops for weed control
  • Harvest weed seed control:
    • Chaff lining
    • Redekop Seed Control Unit 
  • Pasture herbicide plots

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Michael Flessner at (540-315-2954) during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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Tidewater AREC Pre-Harvest Field Crops Tour – Sept 17

Thursday, September 17, 2015 – 8:00 a.m.
Tidewater AREC Research Farm, 1045 Hare Rd., Suffolk, VA 23437

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Soybean Harvest8:00 & 10:00 Integrated Disease Management for Peanut and Cotton – Dr. H. Mehl and Dr. Joseph Opoku
8:30 & 10:30 Monitoring and Thresholds for Managing Pests and Protecting Non-Target Species in Soybean & Cotton – Dr. A. Herbert
9:00 & 11:00 Potassium Fertility in Cotton – Dr. H. Frame
9:30 & 11:30 Potassium for Soybean – Ms. A. Stewart & Dr. D. Holshouser


8:00 & 10:00 Sorghum OVT Fertility and Disease – Dr. J. Oakes and Mr. B. Acharya
8:30 & 10:30 Mid-Atlantic Double-Cropping Initiative – Dr. D. Holshouser
9:00 & 11:00 New Fungicide Decision Aid for Soybean – Dr. H. Mehl and Mr. Tian Zhou
9:30 & 11:30 PVQE Updates and UAV Peanut Drought Research – Dr. M. Balota and Dr. Joseph Oakes

12:00 noon Nozzle Technology Dr. M. Flessner

CERTIFIED CROP ADVISERS – The field day has been approved for the following CEUs:
Nutrient Management: 1.5
Integrated Pest Management: 2
Crop Management: 1

Also during tour:
Industry & Educational exhibits
Updates from FSA and NRCS
Private and Commercial Pesticide recertifications

Immediately following the field tour, participants are invited to stay for lunch provided by The Filling Station of Robersonville, N.C. This year’s menu will include fish, shrimp, fried chicken and all the fixings.

Pre-registration is required for the tour/lunch.
Please contact Pam Worrell at 757-657-6450, ext. 401
or e-mail pamdw14@vt.edu by September 4th.