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Join eOrganic on Tuesday, November 13 for the first webinar of our 2012-13 season! All webinars are free and open to the public, and advance registration is required.
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Can we talk? Improving Weed Management Communication between Organic Farmers and Extension. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). In this webinar, directed at Extension, government agency staff and researchers, Sarah Zwickle of the Ohio State University and Marleen Riemens of Wageningen University in the Netherlands will discuss their research on organic farmers’ weed management beliefs, perceptions and behaviors, and how it can contribute to research and extension efforts with organic farmers.
Register at http://www.extension.org/pages/65534
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Presented by Dr. Mark Schonbeck, this full day course will cover the key principles and concepts that can be used to effectively manage weeds in small-scale, diversified vegetable production without the use of herbicides. The course takes place on Thursday, September 15, 2011; 8:30 AM till 4:30 PM at the Madren Conference Center Auditorium and the Clemson University Student Organic Farm, Clemson, SC.
Outsmarting weeds in organic crop production sometimes requires unorthodox, or what Carroll Johnson calls “bizarre” management techniques.
At the University of Georgia’s Principles of Integrated Weed Management in Organic Crop Production Workshop in Tifton, Ga., people got a glimpse of one of those unusual tactics: a brush-hoe in a peanut field.