Free Online Workshop to focus on seed treatment options

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[February 12, 2021]    Purdue Extension will hold a virtual workshop designed to provide agribusiness professionals with the latest knowledge on seed treatment technologies, regulations and environmental impacts.

The free workshop, held via videoconference from 9-11 a.m. EST on Feb. 25, is geared toward seed treatment applicators and crop advisors.

Speakers and topics will include:

- Darcy Telenko, Purdue plant pathologist, will speak about wet soils and their impact on seed fungicide treatments.

- Christian Krupke, Purdue entomologist, will focus on seed treatment use and potential impacts on bees.

- Don Robison, Office of the Indiana State Chemist seed administrator, will update participants on Indiana seed treatment regulations.

- Norm Wagoner, KALO manager, will explore customized seed treatment technologies and industry trends.

Advance registration is required here.

The workshop qualifies as continuing credit hours for category 4 commercial seed treatment applicators and continuing education units for certified crop advisors.

For more information, contact Kenneth Eck, Purdue Extension Dubois County, at

[Writer: Brian Wallheimer
Source: Keneth Eck,]



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