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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Palmer Amaranth: A NEW Threat to Crop Production

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Mill Creek MetroParks Farm 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield OH 44406
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Contact name:
Eric Barrett
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A Special Lunch & Learn Program

Palmer Amaranth has been found in Mahoning County!

Join us to learn control options - Featured Speaker:  Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Extension, Weed Scientist

  Management starts now!

This weed produces 100,000-500,000 seeds per plant. It has a long emergent period (April-August), grows up to three inches per day, is tolerate to post herbicides unless small, and causes lots of crop production issues!

•What is it and why is it such a problem?
•Impact on crop production.
•Sources of new infestations and how to prevent them.
•How to identify!
•What to do if you see it?

Pre-registration is required.

There is no charge for the program, but pre-registration is required.

Call to register:

OSU Extension,  Mahoning County 330-533-5538  

For complete flyer click HERE.