Limiting the Spread of Weed Seeds- Combine Cleaning Clinic

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

An upcoming field day on August 30th in Green County will provide insight into limiting the spread of weed seeds. The field day will start with Dr. Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison and Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) discussing weed seed production, viability, and the spread of common weeds. Then there will be a demonstration of how to clean a combine to limit the spread of weed seeds. The field day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude by 12:00 p.m. The field day is being hosted by Tim and Bryon Feller at N6437 Schneeberger Rd., Monticello, WI. The field day is free. For additional details please contact Tonya Gratz, Green County LWCD at 608-325-4195 ext.121. CCA credits have been applied for. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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