Soybean Cyst Nematode Workshop

Tuesday, August 3, 2010  8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Delmarva Poultry Industry Building
(former UD office building)
16684 County Seat Hwy.
Georgetown, DE 19947

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a widespread and serious pest of soybeans on Delmarva. First discovered in the fall of 1979 it has been causing increased problems for growers in recent years. This workshop will cover some basics about the biology of SCN and it management and the results of the recent Delaware Soybean Board sponsored survey of SCN in Delaware. The workshop will also include visiting a small research plot to see SCN first hand and discuss symptoms, diagnosing SCN from root samples with a hand lens, and proper soil testing procedures. The workshop is suggested for agricultural professionals on Delmarva who advise soybean growers and growers who want to know more about this important pest.

Pesticide recertification credits and CCA credits in pest management will be offered for attendees.

The cost of the program is $10 per person with lunch included. The registration deadline is Friday, July 23. A registration form is available here: http://www.rec.udel.edu/Extension/Agriculture/SCN.pdf

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