2021 Pest Management Update Meetings

UW-Madison Division of Extension and UW-Madison, Nutrient and Pest Management Program (NPM) will host the Pest Management Update Meetings as a hybrid event with (3) in-person meetings and (1) virtual option. All in-person meetings will be held from 1- 4pm local time at the venue listed for each location below. Check in will begin at 12:30pm with light refreshments available during the event.

This year’s speakers include: Mark Renz, Perennial Cropping Systems Extension Weed Specialist; Rodrigo Werle, Annual Cropping Systems Extension Weed Specialist; Nick Arneson, Weed Science Outreach Specialist; PJ Liesch Extension Entomology Diagnostician; and Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist. Topics will include updates in the area of weed, insect and disease management. A panel discussion and Q&A regarding the pest management challenges related to planting soybeans early will follow.

The cost for the in-person events will be $50 per person and include a packet with materials including a hardcopy of A3646 Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops. This year ONLY, all in-person attendants will also receive a free copy of A Farmer’s Guide to Wheat Diseases, which is a $30 value.

3 Pest Management CCA CEUs have been requested for each event.

UW COVID safety protocols will be followed during the event.

The cost for the virtual event will be $20 per person with pre-registration required. The virtual registration will include links to PDFs of materials and a PDF version of the A3646 publication.

November 16 | Ames Road Multi-Purpose Building 11974 Ames Rd, Darlington | Register with Sara Schilling, 608-776-4820 or sara.schilling@wisc.edu

November 17 | Avalon Hotel and Conference Center 1009 W Park Ave., Chippewa Falls | Register with Jerry Clark 715-726-7955  or jerome.clark@wisc.edu

November 18 | Liberty Hall 800 Eisenhower Dr, Kimberly | Register online or download the brochure to mail in

November 19 | Virtual | Register

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