Waterhemp Management Challenge Plot Tour

2019 Waterhemp Management Challenge Plot Tour (July 18, 2019) – O’Brien Hybrids Farm, Brooklyn, WI

As part of our waterhemp and herbicide resistance management educational efforts, we will host a second Waterhemp Management Challenge Plot Tour on JULY 18 at the O’Brien Hybrids Farm (419 Union Road, Brooklyn, WI); see flyer attached.

During the plot tour we will showcase our research evaluating waterhemp control with several PRE and POST-emergence soybean herbicides, POST-emergence waterhemp control in the novel soybean herbicide tolerance traits (Xtend, Enlist, LLGT27), and systems approach for weed control in soybeans. Additionally, preliminary results of our 2019 waterhemp management studies in corn will be discussed.

Registration starts at 4:30 PM and the plot tour at 4:45 PM.

Please RSVP by July 16, 2019 with Nick Arneson via E-mail: njarneson@wisc.edu or phone: 402-676-1618.

See directions to our plots provided by our host and collaborator Dan O’Brien:

A.      From Madison , take Hwy. 14 south past two Oregon exits toward Evansville.  Turn right onto Cty A and continue on A until you come to Union Rd.  Turn left onto Union Rd.  Approx 1.5 miles to plot.

B.      From Madison, take Hwy. 14 South to second Oregon exit (Hwy. 138)  right at round about into Oregon.  Turn left at the Kwik Trip onto Hwy. MM.  Turn right onto Cty A ,  take the first left onto Union Rd.  Travel approx 1.5 miles to plot.

C.       From Madison, take Fish Hatchery Rd south to Lincoln Rd.  Left onto Lincoln Rd.  Approx 2 miles, turn right on to Glenway Rd.  Left on to Cty A  Right on to Union Rd.  Travel approx 1.5 miles to plot.

D.      From Evansville, take Hwy. 14 north/west .  Turn left on to Hwy. 92, (east of Brooklyn)  On the west side of Brooklyn, turn right on to Union Rd.  Proceed approx. two miles to plot.

Address of Plot is 419 Union Road.  Brooklyn, WI (GPS Coordinates: 42.8777 -89.3080)

These educational events are being partially sponsored by the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board, Wisconsin Corn Promoting Board, United Soybean Board, BASF, BAYER, FMC, Syngenta and Valent.