Workshop to focus on seed treatment options
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Extension will hold a virtual workshop designed to provide agribusiness professionals with the latest knowledge on seed treatment technologies, regulations and environmental impacts.
The free workshop, held via videoconference from 8 to 10 a.m. CST on Feb. 25, is geared toward seed treatment applicators and crop advisors.
Speakers and topics will include:
- Darcy Telenko, Purdue plant pathologist, will speak about wet soils and their impact on seed fungicide treatments.
- Christian Krupke, Purdue entomologist, will focus on seed treatment use and potential impacts on bees.
- Don Robison, Office of the Indiana State Chemist seed administrator, will update participants on Indiana seed treatment regulations.
- Norm Wagoner, KALO manager, will explore customized seed treatment technologies and industry trends.
Advance registration is required, and can be done so at https://bit.ly/3okjqPn.
The workshop qualifies as continuing credit hours for category 4 commercial seed treatment applicators and continuing education units for certified crop advisers.
For more information, contact Kenneth Eck, Purdue Extension-Dubois County, at email@example.com.