GICES: Herbicide Resistance: Recent issues with resistance to glyphosate (Roundup) and 2,4-D

Green Industry Continuing Education Series:

“The more you know, the more you grow!

Green Industry Continuing Education Series (GICES) is a new offering of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Its goal is to provide current, accurate and useful information to Nevada’s green industry in a way that respects green industry members’ fast‐paced schedules.

Informational sessions are one‐hour, provide valuable information, and Continuing Education Units and are offered on topics relevant to YOU.

To suggest a topic, email Heidi Kratsch, Western Area Horticulture Specialist at

Class Date and Time: September 12, 2012, noon – 1 p.m.

Class Location: Reno

Class Description: Presented by: Susan Donaldson, Water Quality Education Specialist, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

Herbicide resistance is a growing problem, in part due to the reliance on Roundup-Ready crops. Do you know the difference between tolerance and resistance?  Join us and find out!  You’ll also learn how resistance occurs and how to avoid resistance in the future, so glyphosate can continue to be a valuable tool in managing weeds.

Class locations:
Reno (live), 4955 Energy Way.
Carson City (videoconference), 2621 Northgate Ln., Ste. 15.

Class Materials: