Managing Herbicide Resistance Workshops

The UW-Extension Offices of Chippewa and St. Croix counties will be hosting a series of workshops on herbicide resistance and weed management on March 14 and March 26.  The workshop will include hands-on identification of waterhemp and other herbicide resistant weeds and provide information to address herbicide resistance management.  During the workshop, farmers will complete an herbicide resistance management plan for their farm.

Four locations are planned:

March 14                                                              March 26

9:00am-11:00am                                                 9:00am – 11:00am

Edson Town Hall                                                  The Back 40

31595 CTY HWY M                                             HWY 64 and HWY 40

Boyd                                                                   Bloomer

March 14                                                           March 26 

1:00pm- 3:00pm                                               1:00pm-3:00pm

The Big Minnow                                                Rooster’s Roadhouse

HWY 27                                                            1767 County Rd T

Holcombe                                                          New Richmond


The workshops will be led by Todd Prill, Chippewa County UW-Extension Agronomy Educator and Jerry Clark, Chippewa County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent.  Cost to attend the workshops is $5.00.  Two CCA Continuing Education Credits in Pest Management are available.

Pre-registration is encouraged.  To pre-register or for more information, contact the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office 715-726-7950 or the St. Croix County UW-Extension Office 715-531-1930.