2017 Manheim Adult Young Farmers Pesticide Updates Meeting Dates and Topics
Light dinner: 6:00-6:45 pm
Meetings Sponsors: Maryland Virginia Dairy Co-Op and M & R Grains
Please RSVP to Doreen Shearer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings are free for 2017 MYF Members
-$25 dues can be paid at the meeting
Non-MYF members $25 meeting fee
Enter the high school off of Hershey Driver alongside the student parking lot
Walk through the chain linked gate to the ag classrooms-door #22 or 23
If we have winter weather travel issues we will post a meeting cancellation announcement on our Manheim Ag website: www.ManheimAg.org.
February 20, 2017 -President’s Day
6:30-7:00 pm Deb Seibert MYF Advisor
Creating a Culture of Safety in pesticide application
7:00-8:00 : Trilby Libhart, State Botanist Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp issues: IPM in cropping systems
Impact of Controlled Plant and Noxious weed law on your farming practices
8:00-9:00 pm Dr. Alyssa A. Collins,Director, Southeast Agricultural Research & Extension Center. Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
“The Disease Year in Review and What’s New”
Participants will discuss the plant health challenges of 2016, along with their solutions for 2017.
Updates on new disease issues that they may face and the appropriate crop and soil management approaches.