American Society of Agronomy webinar sponsored by BASF.
Many factors play into the development of weed resistance, from using too few sites of action to overusing the same product. However, multiple strategies can be applied in the field by growers to preserve chemistries and prevent weed resistance. By following product labels, making timely herbicide applications and using the right sprayer technology, growers are able to effectively manage weed resistance risks in the field.
CCA/CPAg: 1.0 Integrated Pest Management
CPSS/CPSC: 1.0 Professional Meeting
Technical Marketing Manager
Chad Asmus is a Technical Marketing Manager for BASF. In this role, he utilizes his agronomic and field sales experience to advance BASF’s crop protection portfolio. Having joined the BASF team in 2009 as a Technical Service Representative, Chad was responsible for the positioning of current and forthcoming crop protection products, including Engenia™ herbicide. Before Chad joined BASF, he served as an agronomist with Servi-Tech, Inc., where his consulting focused on corn, cotton, soybeans and more. Chad received his master’s and undergraduate degrees in Agronomy from Kansas State University. He currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dr. Eric Prostko
Professor and Extension Weed Specialist
University of Georgia
Dr. Eric P. Prostko is a Professor and Extension Weed Specialist in the Department of Crop & Soil Sciences (100% extension). He is responsible for the state-wide extension weed science programs for peanut, field corn, soybean, grain sorghum, sunflower, canola, and sesame. He has been a faculty member at UGA since 1999.
Dr. Prostko is the author or co-author of 59 refereed journal articles, 183 scientific abstracts, and 784 extension publications and has made more than 985 educational presentations to county extension agents, growers, and the agricultural industry.
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January 25, 2017