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Wild World of Weeds Workshop

21st Annual Wild World of Weeds Workshop

January 22, 2019
1800 N. University Dr., Fargo, ND

The annual Wild World of Weeds Workshop is a one day event that provides an update on weed control and herbicide research conducted by NDSU faculty. Topics of interest include major challenges in weed control such as resistant weeds, Palmer amaranth, dicamba injury, and other issues. The workshop also offers up to seven (7) CEU credits for continued Certified Crop Advisor training.

The workshop is open to all, but participants MUST pre-register and pre-pay so adequate seating and lunch count can be made. Seven (7) CEU credits for the Certified Crop Advisor Program are given for this workshop. Participants must sign in and out for each session attended. Speaker presentations will be available through electronic download only. Access to the presentation material will be provided shortly before the workshop.



Keynote Speaker

Dr. Roger Becker grew up on a diversified farm in southwest Iowa. He worked in Extension at Iowa State University and at Monsanto Company before rejoining Extension at the University of Minnesota in 1987. Dr Becker works in weed management strategies in annual and perennial systems in disturbed and undisturbed habitats. Current projects include management of purple loosestrife in wetlands; garlic mustard and buckthorn in woodlands; and leafy spurge and Canada thistle in native prairies, pastures and right-of-way. He also works in prairie establishment or renovation, weed management in forages and in processing vegetables, and on the environmental impacts of herbicide and non-herbicide weed management systems.


$100 registration fee through January 11, 2019

$140 registration fee January 12-18, 2019

Registration can be done for an individual or as a group with one payment submitted.

Registration includes lunch and refreshments at breaks.

Please bring your receipt (hard copy or electronic) to the workshop for verification of registration.

Refunds: The registration fee minus $20 will be returned for refund requests made by Jan 14, 2019. No refunds after Jan 14, 2019.


Lodging and Parking

All workshop participants should make their own lodging arrangements. Parking is free for the workshop.


If you have any questions, please contact Devin Wirth at devin.a.wirth@ndsu.edu or 701-231-6220.

Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to Devin Wirth by December 21, 2018.

NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable. Direct inquiries to Vice Provost for Title IX/ADA Coordinator, Old Main 201, NDSU Main Campus, 701-231-7708

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