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2011 Crop and Pest Management School in Bozeman January 4-6

November 28, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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The 2011 Crop and Pest Management School will be held Jan. 4-6 at Montana State University.

The "Small Grain Crops" classes will be held in the Burns Technology Center. The school is open to anyone who wants to register, but is targeted to producers, county agents and crop consultants.

The workshop will focus on small grains, with guest speakers Ron French, Texas A&M Research and Extension Center, speaking about cereals pathology; and Robert Evans, Research Leader, USDA-ARS, Sidney, Mont., speaking about irrigation water management of malting barley. In addition, MSU staff will cover topics in weed, disease, insect and nutrient management as well as spring wheat and barley breeding.

Crop consulting and pesticide applicator credits will be available (13 CCA credits upon approval; 6 private applicator credits and 6 commercial/government applicator credits). Instructions for registration and a schedule can be found online at: http://ipm.montana.edu/Training

The cost of registration is $195 (payable to MSU) for workshop supplies, morning and afternoon refreshments, parking and a pizza dinner at Columbo's. For more information contact Kevin Wanner at kwanner@montana.edu.

Kevin Wanner (406) 994-5663 or kwanner@montana.edu