Webinar – Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems, 7 June 2016

Presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Science and Technology
National Technology Support Centers

7 June, 2016 3:00 pm Eastern Time

Join this webinar (Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems) to learn about the methods of weed control commonly employed by organic producers.

Weed management is often cited as the major challenge for organic producers and those transitioning to organic production. This webinar will discuss the primary weed control strategies for organic systems: the role of prevention, cultural and mechanical control, crop rotation, crop competition, and cultivation. Experts from Penn State will also introduce the Organic Crop Production guide that includes weed management as well as many other organic topics and case studies of successful organic crop farmers.

In the Understanding Organic Agriculture series, this webinar is presented by USDA NRCS Science and Technology. Contact Ben Bowell, Organic Specialist, for more information about this webinar.

Audio is Broadcast only | Live captions (will be provided for the on-demand webinar at a later date)

Presenter(s):

  • William Curran, Ph.D., Professor of Weed Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • David Mortensen, Ph.D., Professor of Weed and Applied Plant Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Who should participate?
Conservationists, Organic Specialists, Technical Service Providers, Others
Contact Benjamin.Bowell@por.usda.gov for more information.

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