EWRS Working Group meeting 'Physical and Cultural Weed Control'
Wageningen, The Netherlands, 27th to 29th of May 2024
Registration and Abstract submission starting 15th January 2024
Workshop of the EWRS working group “Physical and cultural weed control”, Wageningen, Netherlands - May 27th-29th, 2024
The event provides a platform to learn and exchange about recent developments, trends and ideas in the domain of physical and cultural weed control. Scientific talks will provide new insight in this area. Different discussion groups will allow participants to exchange ideas, ask questions, and share experiences and solutions on a number of important topics. We encourage you to make suggestions for discussion topics when you register. The most pertinent topics will be chosen for the workshop. On a one-day field trip, different effective weeding techniques employed by Dutch farmers will be presented.
The major topics are
a) Cultural weed control
- Cover crops
- Crop rotation
- Mulches, etc.
- Preventive and cultural methods, etc.
- Mechanical weeding
- Soil tillage
- Thermal weed control
- Electromagnetic weed control, etc.
The registration fee will cover lunches, coffee breaks and dinner on Monday evening as well as the excursion on Tuesday. The registration fee won’t cover accommodation and travel expenses.
Travel grants to students/early career scientists
- Motivation letter
- Estimate of the costs for travel and accommodation
- Statement from the home institute that they will cover the remainder of the expenses for travel and accommodation, should the travel grant be awarded
Registration, abstract submission and deadlines
Just to have an idea, here is a template in (word) or in pdf
We suggest to make a hotel reservation in Ede: Reehorst https://www.hotelreehorst.nl/. This will be a 5 min walk from the venue and trainstation Ede-Wageningen.