Events and Presentations

The Palmer Project, with support from our sponsors, frequently travels to interview stakeholders, present research findings, and build awareness of Palmer amaranth and herbicide resistance within the agricultural community.

Upcoming Events and Presentations
Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management Field Day, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
July 12, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Palmer Project will attend this Field Day to learn more about how herbicide resistant Palmer amaranth affects Nebraska.

Past Events and Presentations

Park Mikels, Leslie Decker, Andrea Van Wyk, and Molly Monk presented at the Iowa Ag Educators Conference.

Park Mikels, Andrea Van Wyk, Leslie Decker, and Molly Monk presented at the Iowa Ag Educators Conference.

Iowa Agricultural Educators Professional Development Summer Conference
June 28, 2016
Members of the Palmer Project hosted two workshops at this conference about the Amaranth Army and herbicide resistance.

Palmer Amaranth Field Day, Purdue University
June 28, 2016
Members of the Palmer Project attended this Field Day to interview agronomists dealing with fields heavily infested with Palmer amaranth.

Undergraduate Research Symposium, Simpson College
April 21, 2016
This session gave an overview on herbicide resistance and the efforts of the first phase of the Palmer Project.

Joint Mathematics Meeting, American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America
January 6-9, 2016
The group focused their presentation on the computational aspects of their research and learned about new modeling techniques.

North Central Weed Science Society Annual Meeting
December 7-10, 2015
The interdisciplinary model and awareness campaign were presented as part of the NCWSS poster competition. The presentation was the only one of its type at the meeting.