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A Few More Chances to Take Dicamba Training

CORRECTION: The Obion County Dicamba Training will be held at the Union City Farm Bureau.

There are still opportunities to take the Dicamba Training in person, although this is the last week in-person trainings will be offered in West TN. The following counties will host trainings in the upcoming week:

  • Hardeman – Feb. 22 @ 10 a.m. – Mid-South Farmers Co-op, Bolivar
  • Hardin – Feb. 27 @ 9 a.m. – UT Extension Office
  • Lauderdale – Feb. 25 @ 8:30 a.m. – TN Tech Center (Ripley), Feb. 26 @ 10 a.m. – Veterans Museum (Halls) & Feb. 28 @ 10 a.m. – Co-op (Halls)
  • Lincoln – Feb. 26 @ 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. – UT Extension Office
  • Obion – Feb. 27 @ 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Farm Bureau, Union City
  • Weakley – Feb. 28 @ 1 p.m. – Tennessee Tractor, Martin

For online training and a complete list of future in-person trainings, visit the UTIA Dicamba Resources page.


Call of the Week: Hemp in High Demand

Friday, February 15, 2019 is the deadline to submit an application to grow hemp in Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, more than 1,000 applications have already been submitted. In this week’s podcast,  Dr. Eric Walker, discusses the growing buzz around hemp, and what he wishes every new grower knew. If you have any curiosity about the nuts and bolts of hemp production, this podcast is worth a listen! Play Call of the Week.


This Week in Dicamba Training

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Over the next week there are lots of opportunities to complete the 2019 Dicamba Training. The training will be offered at both the Middle Tennessee Grain Conference on February 5 and the West Tennessee Grain Conference on February 7. Additionally, it will be offered in  the following counties,

  • Carroll Co. – Feb. 4 @ 8:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. – UT Extension Office
  • Crockett Co. – Feb. 1 @ 9 & 10:30 a.m. – Gibson Electric Cooperative, Alamo
  • Decatur Co. – Feb. 6 @ 9 a.m. – UT Extension Office
  • Hardeman Co. – Feb. 5 @ 1 p.m. – Nutrien Ag Solutions, Whiteville
  • Hardin – Feb. 5 @ 8 a.m. – First Farmers Co-op, Savannah
  • Haywood – Feb. 4-5 @ 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. – UT Extension Office
  • Henderson – Feb. 4 @ 1 p.m. – First Farmers Co-op, Lexington
  • Madison – Feb. 5 @ 9 a.m. – Mid-South Farmers Co-op, Mercer
  • Tipton – Feb. 5 @ 9 a.m. – UT Extension Office

See the UTIA Dicamba Resources Page for a complete list of trainings.