Combatting Palmer Amaranth, Other Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Focus of Conference

The Palmer Project of Simpson College is hosting a weed resistance conference focused on Palmer amaranth January 4-6, 2018. The conference aims to bring together a wide variety of agricultural stakeholders for an intensive three-day discussion on Palmer amaranth and other herbicide-resistant weeds.

Through presentations, panels, posters and invited speakers, those in attendance will hear multiple perspectives on these problems. Several notable speakers include:

The conference will also include panels of domestic and international producers, policymakers, environmentalists, etc. Attendance is not limited to academic researchers; all agricultural stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

Currently, the conference is seeking additional presenters including producers, industry personnel, university researchers and extension, graduate and undergraduate researchers, agricultural economists, natural resource conservation professionals, environmentalists and other agricultural stakeholders.

Potential topics include:

For more information, to submit a presentation or to register, click here.