4 Locations for Upcoming University of Wisconsin Regional Waterhemp Workshops

by Rodrigo Werle, UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist

Has waterhemp become a problematic weed species in your farms or your clients’ operations? Would you like to learn more about the biology and how to manage this troublesome weed species in alfalfa, corn and/or soybeans?

If so, please join one of the four “2019 Wisconsin Regional Waterhemp Workshops” to be held by UW-Madison Extension in March.

For more information visit the following link: http://www.wiscweeds.info/post/2019-wisconsin-regional-waterhemp-workshops/

Participants should RSVP with the local contact by March 14 (limit of 50 participants per location on a first-come, first-served basis).

Thanks to the sponsors (BASF, BAYER, FMC, Syngenta and Valent), meals and educational materials will be provided to participants for FREE!  Thanks to the UW-NPM Program, Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board, Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board, and United Soybean Board for supporting our waterhemp educational efforts.


Date: March 19, 2019

Time: Registration and Lunch start at 12:00 PM; Workshop: 1:00PM-4:00PM

Location: Eagles’ Club Banquet Hall, 2588 Hwy 53, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729

Local Contact: Jerry Clark, Chippewa County Agriculture Educator

RSVP: Phone: 715-726-7950 or Email: jerome.clark@ces.uwex.edu


Date: March 20, 2019

Time: Registration, Coffee and Rolls at 9:30 AM; Workshop: 9:45AM-1:30PM [lunch: 11:30AM-12:15PM]

Location: Log Cabin, N4697 State Rd 162, Bangor, WI 54614

Local Contact: Kaitlyn Lance, La Crosse County Agriculture Educator

RSVP: Phone: 608-785-9593 or Email: uwexmail@lacrossecounty.org


Date: March 25, 2019

Time: Registration and Lunch start at 12:00 PM; Workshop: 1:00PM-4:00PM

Location: Holiday Inn Express Janesville, 3100 Wellington Place, Janesville, Wisconsin 53546

Local Contact: Nick Baker, Rock County Agriculture Educator

RSVP: Phone: 608-757-5050 or Email: nick.baker@ces.uwex.edu


Date: March 26, 2019

Time: Registration and Breakfast start at 7:30 AM; Workshop: 8:15AM-11:15AM

Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Room 112-A, Fox Valley Technical College, N Systems Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

Local Contact: Scott Reuss, Marinette County Agriculture Educator

RSVP: Phone: 715-732-7510 or Email: scott.reuss@ces.uwex.edu

UW-NPM also has a ID card you can use to help identify water hemp.

Pigweed ID Card
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As well as these two videos –