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Pinney Field Day Goes Virtual

Published: Friday, August 14, 2020

Farmers, landowners, agribusiness representatives and the general public are invited to participate in the virtual Pinney Purdue Field Day on Aug.19 from 9-11 a.m. CDT/ 10 a.m. to noon EDT. Due to COVID-19 concerns and social distancing restrictions, the field day will only be held virtually this year instead of as an in-person event as in the past.

Participants will observe presentations and participate in question-and-answer sessions with Purdue Extension specialists covering important issues experienced this growing season.

Lyndon Kelly, Purdue University/Michigan State University Extension irrigation specialist, will discuss irrigation management strategies for efficient and profitable irrigation of field crops.

Darcy Talenko, Purdue Extension disease specialist, will provide insight into this year's crop disease situation and how fungicides can best be used to provide protection from diseases.

Christian Krupke, Purdue Extension entomologist, will review crop insect pests and control recommendations.

Bill Johnson, Purdue Extension weed specialist, will highlight the latest research on weed control and problem weeds.

Registration is free and can be submitted online at Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with a link to view the field day at its scheduled time.

PARP for private applicators and CCH's for commercial applicators are available by completing the information and submitting payment (PARP/CCH: $15 each) at

CEU's for Certified Crop Advisors have been applied for. Details will be available at a later date.

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