Problem Weeds in Field Crops: Managing Annuals and Biennials
Weeds in field crops, forages, or other agriculture systems pose a constant challenge for farmers. This self-paced course uses videos and short readings to discuss some of the most problematic annual and biennial weeds in the United States and Pennsylvania, including lambsquarters, burcucumber, common ragweed, marestail, Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, foxtails, crabgrass, and wild carrot.
For each weed, you learn basic weed management tactics, how the weed's life cycle influences management, and effective herbicides to use.
There is a final quiz. If you are taking this course to obtain a Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) pesticide applicator recertification credit, you must pass the quiz with a score greater than 70%.
When you pass this course, you will earn a certificate of completion and 1 recertification credit. (Note: it may take 2 to 4 weeks for recertification credits to be reported to and verified by PDA.)
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Sharon I Gripp, Gregory Hoover, Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.