Weed Day 2018 comes to UC Davis July 12
You can read about the latest weed-science research being conducted at UC Davis, but nothing beats seeing it for yourself. That's why pest control advisors, chemical company cooperators, faculty, students and regulatory officials continue to gather at UC Davis each July for Weed Day, an annual tour of the vast array of weed-control field trials underway.
This year's 62nd Annual Weed Day will be held Thursday, July 12, from/h2>
- Author: Gale Perez
Here's a video (produced by Ray Lucas of UC ANR Communications Services) of the field tour of Weed Day 2017.
- Author: Brad Hanson
In case you weren't able to attend the 61st Annual Weed Day hosted by the UC Davis Weed Science Program and the UC Weed Research and Information Center, here's what you missed:
First, we had fantastic weather, only getting into the 90s by the end of the tour and an excellent turnout with around 140 attendees.
As we normally do, we started the day with a field tour. Our first stop was the longest and most diverse of the four locations. First, David Slaughter (Biological and Ag Engineering), Steve Fennimore, and HannahJoy Pheasant (UCD Grad student) discussed current research related to...
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For the past 15 years, Robert Norris, professor emeritus and vegetable crops weed specialist, UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences, has continued to attend Weed Day each year at UC Davis and to contribute weed photography for/h3>
The UC Davis Weed Day is popular among a cross-section of agricultural interests. It typically draws university representatives including weed science experts, farm advisors, graduate students, visiting professors, technical experts from the various chemical companies and even state and federal regulators.
The 58th annual event was no different, which pleased event...