December 16, 2015

Ames, Iowa

This meeting qualifies for the following Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits:
0.5 crop management, 1.0 nutrient management, and 5.0 pest management (includes applicator training session).

For Commercial Pesticide Applicators in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 this meeting qualifies at a continuing instructional course for calendar year 2015. To receive recertification applicators must attend the entire meeting. Recertification is included in the meeting registration fee.


Time Presentation
8:30 am Registration opens
9:00 Welcome and cropping season in review – Mark Johnson and Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomists (0.5 CM)
9:30 Managing Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome and Northern Corn Leaf Blight in 2016 and Beyond – Daren Mueller, Extension crop plant pathologist (1.0 PM)
10:30 Corn Rootworm Management for 2016 – Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (1.0 PM)
11:30 Lunch (provided)
12:15 Soil fertility management in tight economic times – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (1.0 NM)
1:15 New herbicides and creating resilient weed management strategies – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (1.0 PM)
2:15 Pesticide Resistance: What We Know About Weed Resistance Will Help Us With Insect and Disease Management – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension Field Agronomist (1.0 PM)
3:15 Commercial ag pesticide applicator continuing instruction course for Categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 – Angie Rieck-Hinz and Mark Johnson, Extension field agronomists (1.0 PM)
4:15 Meeting adjourns

Extension Field Agronomists

Mark Johnson

(515) 382-6551


Angie Rieck-Hinz

(515) 231-2830





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Early registration – $70
Must be received by midnight, December 9, 2015
Cancellations requesting a refund must be received by this date.

Late or on-site registration – $85
Cash, check or credit card accepted at the door.

Please complete registration online or mail in the form with payment. Phone registrations are not accepted.

Registration includes lunch, refreshments and handouts. There is no separate fee for applicator recertification or CCA credits.

Meeting location

Quality Inn and Suites Starlite Village

Dayton Ave and 13th Street, Ames, Iowa


For assistance with registration, receipts, billing, cancellation or questions on the status of your registration contact Program Services at
(515) 294-6429 or