Ag Chemical Dealer Virtual Updates

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – or – Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ag Chemical Dealer Updates deliver the latest crop production recommendations, news and information directly from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Meetings review the positives and negatives of the previous growing season and prepare seed, chemical and fertilizer dealers, crop consultants, farm managers and agronomists for the challenges of the crop production year ahead.

Continuing education

This meeting qualifies for 2.5 pest management Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits.

Pesticide applicator recertification

For Commercial Pesticide Applicators in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 this meeting qualifies at a continuing instructional course for calendar year 2020. To receive recertification applicators must attend the entire meeting. Recertification is included in the meeting registration fee.

Applicator and CCA verification procedures

Please join the meeting 10 minutes prior to the start of the program to allow time for “check in” for Commercial Pesticide Applicator recertification verification. In order to meet requirements for the Commercial Pesticide Program applicators will be required to answer 4 of 6 poll questions presented during the 2.5 hours session. Applicators failing to answer at least 4 questions will not meet verification requirements. Each applicator needs to attend and log-in with their own device for tracking using Zoom attendance logs. Applicators must attend join the meeting on time and attend the entire meeting. Late entries will be denied access to the program.

Attendance verification for CCA credits will be by Zoom attendance logs. Please include your CCA number at registration.

Program

Personal protective equipment, Worker Protection Standard, and other pesticide safety practices – Extension field agronomists (1.0 PM)
Sprayer cleanout and tank contamination – Ryan Bergman, program coordinator, Ag & Biosystems Engineering (0.5 PM)
Insect management update – Erin Hodgson, professor and Extension entomologist (0.5 PM)
Crop disease update - Extension field agronomists (0.5 PM)

 

When select one

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Applicator and CCA check-in begins at 8:45 AM.
Program begins at 9:00 AM and concludes at 11:30 aM.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Applicator and CCA check-in begins at 12:45 pM.
Program begins at 1:00 pM and concludes at 3:30 pM.

Where

This program is delivered through Zoom. Requirements are a computer or mobile device with internet access and sound.

Computer - You may join the meeting through your web browser or the Zoom Client for Meetings desktop app, which is a free download.

Mobile device - Download and install the Zoom Mobile app from the app store for your device. This is a free app.

Test your software and internet connection in a Zoom test meeting.

Additional instructions and links to join the program will be emailed to registered attendees prior to the meeting.

Register

$70

Registration includes commercial pesticide applicator recertification and CCA credits.

Reminders

  • Pre-registration is required to participate in this program. Registrations must be completed online prior to midnight, December 6 or midnight, December 13, respectively, for the two scheduled meetings.
  • Requests for refunds must be received prior to the registration deadline. To cancel your registration and request a refund email anr@iastate.edu.
  • Confirmation of registration is sent via email. Please provide a valid email address when registering
  • For assistance with registration, receipts, cancellation or questions on the status of your registration please contact ANR Program Services at anr@iastate.edu.

 

Individuals registered for the previously-scheduled live meetings will be contacted via email to confirm meeting selection or refund decisions. If you do not receive an email or have questions please contact anr@iastate.edu

Contacts

Meaghan Anderson

Meaghan Anderson
Extension field agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
(319) 331-0058
mjanders@iastate.edu

Angie Rieck-Hinz

Angie Rieck-Hinz
Extension field agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
(515) 231-2830
amrieck@iastate.edu

Rebecca Vittetoe

Rebecca Vittetoe
Extension field agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
(319) 653-4811
rka8@iastate.edu

Virgil Schmitt

Virgil Schmitt
Extension field agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
(563) 263-5701
vschmitt@iastate.edu

Joshua Michel

Joshua Michel
Extension field agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
(319) 523-2371
jjmichel@iastate.edu