Workshop focused on seed treatment options


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Extension will host a virtual workshop designed to provide agribusiness professionals with the latest knowledge on seed treatment technologies, regulations and environmental impacts.

The free workshop, hosted by videoconference from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST on February 25, is for seed treatment applicators and crop advisors.

Speakers and topics will include:

Darcy Telenko, The Purdue Plant Pathologist will talk about wet soils and their impact on fungicide seed treatments.

Christian krupke, a Purdue entomologist, will focus on the use of seed treatment and the potential impacts on bees.

– Don Robison, Indiana State Office of the Chemist Seed Administrator, will update attendees on Indiana’s seed treatment regulations.

– Norm Wagoner, IF Director, will explore custom seed processing technologies and industry trends.

Prior registration is required here.

The workshop is considered continuous credit hours for Category 4 commercial seed treatment applicators and continuing education units for certified agricultural advisors.

For more information contact Kenneth Eck, Purdue Extension – Dubois County, at [email protected].

Writer: Brian Wallheimer, 765-532-0233, [email protected]

Source: Keneth Eck, [email protected]

Agricultural communications: 765-494-8415;

Maureen Manier, Head of Department, [email protected]

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