Save The Dates: University Of Idaho Field Days Scheduled

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Following is information on a couple of University of Idaho Field Days scheduled for this summer.

University of Idaho Forage Field Days

Contact: Jared Spackman ( or 208-844-6323)

See attached fliers for more information.

The University of Idaho Extension will be hosting a forage field day in Aberdeen (May 19) and Rexburg (May 20). There will have a series of speakers who will address topics including water availability, alfalfa and annual grass cropping systems, pesticide management, crop scouting and forage quality and assessment. The University of Idaho will be offering 1 ISDA pesticide credit, 1 CEU CCA Crop Management Credit and 1 CEU CCA Integrated Pest Management credit.

The event is free. 

University of Idaho Snake River Weed Management Tour and Field Days:

Contacts: Pam Hutchinson ( and Albert Adjesiwor (

Aberdeen R&E Center: Tuesday June 21

Kimberly R&E Center: Wednesday June 22

At both locations:

Registration 8:30 to 9 a.m.

Tour 9 a.m. to noon

Followed by a sponsored lunch.

You do not need to Pre-register RSVP

Three Idaho pesticide recertification credits will be available for each of the weed field days.

Featured on the Aberdeen R&E Center Tour Tuesday June 21:

Herbicide tank mixtures for use in potatoes; Herbicide incorporation timing; Potato variety herbicide tolerance; Simulated Excess Rainfall Effects on Herbicides and Potato Crop Safety; Herbicide site of action demonstration.

Weed control in quinoa; Herbicide management in the PCN trap crop, Litchi tomato.

In addition - Updates from:

USDA/University of Idaho potato breeding – Rhett Spear, Rich Novy, Jonathan Whitworth

Potato disease management – Phil Wharton

Seed potatoes – Kasia Duellman

Cropping Systems – Xi Liang

Nitrogen in Barley – Jared Spackman

Wheat Varieties – Juliet Marshall

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