December 10, 2014

Ames, Iowa

This meeting qualifies for the following Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits:
0.5 crop management, 1.0 nutrient management, 1.0 soil and water management, 4.0 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 2014. To receive recertification applicators must attend the entire meeting.


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 Assessing nitrogen losses in corn, making rescue treatment decisions – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (1.0 NM)
10:30 Soil erosion in Iowa: What is really happening? – Rick Cruse, professor, Agronomy and director, Iowa Water Center (1.0 SW)
11:15 Future of plant pathogen controls, chemical, biological, new products coming through the regulatory process – Steven Bradbury, visiting professor, Iowa State University and former director, Office of Pesticide Programs, U.S. EPA (1.0 PM)
12:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 New herbicides, selecting the right products and rates – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (1.0 PM)
2:00 New insecticides. Corn rootworms for 2015 – Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (1.0 PM)
3:00 Commercial ag pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Mark Johnson and Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomists (1.0 PM)
4:00 Meeting adjourns

Extension Field Agronomists

Mark Johnson

(515) 382-6551


Angie Rieck-Hinz

(515) 231-2830





Advance registration has closed for this location. Please register at the door the day of the meeting.


Early registration – $70
Must be received by midnight, December 4, 2014
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