2017 MYF Pesticide Update Meeting

2017 MYF Winter Pesticide Update Meetings

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:  bigpigs@embarqmail.com

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.