Find out about current weed science research at the 50th Annual Weed Day on Thursday, July 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UC Davis. Weed control studies to be demonstrated and discussed include yellow starthistle, aquatic weeds, lettuce, bamboo, roadside weeds, saltcedar, alfalfa, fresh and processing tomatoes, melons, tarweeds, horseweeds and weed identification.
Pest control advisors, farm advisors, chemical company cooperators, college faculty and students and regulatory officials should not miss this event.
Participants will be taken on a field tour of the UC Davis weed science research plots and visit the USDA-ARS Exotic and Invasive Weed Research Laboratory. Staff and students will present information on projects that are not in-season for viewing or located off-campus. Presentations will include basic research showing the scope of the Weed Science Program.
The cost is $40 for registration received before or on July 13, $50 for registration received after July 13, and $10 for students (must show student ID at registration desk). For a registration form or more information, visit http://wric.ucdavis.edu/education/weedday-descrip.html.