Managing Herbicide Resistance and Potential Market Opportunities for Southeastern NC

Managing Herbicide Resistance and Potential Market Opportunities for Southeastern NC

Hosted by Commissioner of Agriculture, Steve Troxler, in Cooperation with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University.   Monday, March 21, 2011, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Southeastern NC Ag Center, 1027 U.S. Highway 74 East, Lumberton

Agenda

  • Welcome – Michael Smith, Market Manager
  • Latest Status and Strategies for Managing Herbicide Resistance – Dr. Alan York, Professor Emeritus, Crop Science, NCSU
  • Potential for Grain Sorghum Production in Southeastern NC – Dr. Ron Heiniger, Professor of Crop Science and Cropping Systems Specialist, NCSU
  • Rotational Benefits and Limitations of Grain Sorghum – Rick Morris and Don Nicholson, Regional Agronomists, NCDA&CS
  • Working Together to Address the Needs of Agriculture – Dr. Joe Zublena, Associate Dean and Director CES, NCSU – Steve Troxler, Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Comments from Farmers and Partners
  • Lunch – Sponsored by County Farm Bureaus

Those planning to attend should call the Southeastern NC Ag Center at 910-618-5699 by March 17.   Or on the web at http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/agcenters/southeastern/index.htm

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