Arkansas Crop Protection Conference moves online Dec. 1-2
Nov. 13, 2020
By Mary Hightower
U of A System Division of Agriculture
- Annual crop protection conference moves online
- Conference offers continuing education units
- Register: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OD4rs88fTIWrQw-P4HRcIg
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STUTTGART, Ark. — An annual conference offering expert insights in to managing weed, insect and disease pests in Arkansas crops is moving online.
The Arkansas Crop Protection Conference is scheduled for Dec. 1-2 and will feature 22 presentations geared toward growers, consultants and other industry representatives. For crop consultants, the conference carries six continuing education credits.
There’s no cost to attend, and participants must register online. Using the online registration will enable participants to register for continuing education credits.
“This annual ACPA Research Conference showcases our current graduate and undergraduate students working in agriculture in Arkansas,” said Nick Bateman, assistant professor and extension crop entomologist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. “This event is the one to attend to get the latest on ways to maintain profitability in growing row crops.
“These presentations cover multiple aspects of crop, nutrient, and water management,” he said. Most of these projects are funded through checkoff dollars administered by the various promotions boards.”
The student competitions are sponsored by BASF, Corteva Agriscience, Gowan USA, Syngenta Crop Protection and Valent USA.
To learn more about extension and research programs in Arkansas, visit https://division.uaex.edu. Follow us on Twitter at @AgInArk, @uaex_edu or @ArkAgResearch.
The ACPA serves a dual purpose. The first is to promote the discussion, dissemination,
and exchange of ideas related to crop protection products and their uses. The second
is to promote closer coordination and understanding between the crop protection industry,
agricultural business, and governmental, educational and agricultural agencies throughout
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas
System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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