The 6th Workshop on New Technologies for Arizona Field Crops was held on June 12, 2019 at UA Maricopa Agricultural Center. The presenters discusses several topics, including: precision cultivation, planting and mechanical weeding technologies, limited irrigation impacts on Silage production, corn silage development advisories, agriculture water status, new cotton insecticides & new predator thresholds, and management of summer forage pests. Several industry representatives provided updates on new technologies, chemistries and seeds.
The sponsors of this workshop are: The University of Arizona’s Field Crops IPM Program, FMC Corporation, West Gaines Seed & Americot, Corteva Agriscience, Bayer Crop Science, Syngenta.
The following are links to presentations from the workshop:
- Precision and In-Row Cultivating Technologies for Improved Weed Control in Cotton
- Drs. Mark Siemens, Bill McCloskey & Pedro Andrade-Sanchez, UA
- Evaluation of Precision Planting Technologies in Cotton
- Dr. Pedro Andrade-Sanchez, UA
- The Impact of Limited Water on Silage Production
- Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife
- The New Silage Development Advisories, and Agricultural Water: Current Status and Probability of Shortage
- Dr. Paul Brown, UA
- Management of Summer Forage Pests
- Dr. Ayman Mostafa, UA