Auxin Herbicide Technology Field Day – June 29, 2017

PONTOTOC, Miss. — Row crop producers can learn best practices for adding auxin herbicides to their weed control tool box at a field day June 29.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host the event at the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station, located at 8320 Hwy 15 S. in Pontotoc.

Attendees will learn about auxin herbicides for use on 2,4-D and dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans, how to manage these crops for maximum weed control, and methods to limit drift onto sensitive crops and the environment.

This free event is open to the public, but attendees should pre-register. On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and tours begin at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Credits are available.

The field day is sponsored by the Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy and industry partners.

To pre-register and for more information, contact Mark Shankle at mark.shankle@msstate.edu or Stephen Meyers at stephen.meyers@msstate.edu or 662-489-4621.

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44th MACA Annual Conference February 7-8, 2017, Bost Extension Center, MSU campus

The 44th Annual Conference of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association will take place February 7-8, 2017 at the Bost Extension Center, 190 Bost Extension Drive, on the campus of Mississippi State University. MACA Committee meetings and exhibitor set-up will be on Monday afternoon, February 6 and the Conference will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, ending on Wednesday afternoon, February 8. For a complete listing of events, presentations, registration forms and other details, please go to www.msagconsultants.com.
Pre-registration deadline is January 27, 2017 or you may register at the door. Lunch is included with registration fee. CCA CEU’s and License renewal available at the conference. If you have any questions, please contact Carol Bullard at msagconsultants@gmail.com or call 662-561-2348.

Attached is Tentative Program, Pre-registration Form, and Hotel Information.

2017 Tentative Program

MACA Pre-Reg. Form – Non- Member -Check

Hotel Information for 2017 Annual Conference – website

Newsletter for registration packets – 2017

Payment by PayPal:
For your convenience, those wanting to pre-register and pay with a credit card may do so using PayPal. You will not be able to fill out a registration form online but I’ll have your name from the payment. You will be able to use this method for Pre-registration and at the Conference.
Pre-registration deadline is January 27, 2017. Check, cash and credit card will be accepted at the Conference.
Select Registration Type: Non-Member – $65.00 OR Voting Member – $165.00 and click “Pay Now”.


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