Ag Chemical Dealer Update

December 12, 2018 | Ames, Iowa

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 the following Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits: 0.5 crop management, 1.0 nutrient management, and 4.0 pest management (includes optional applicator training session).

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 2018. To receive recertification applicators must attend the entire meeting. Recertification is included in the meeting registration fee.

Program

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Time Presentation
9:00 am Registration opens
9:30 Welcome and cropping season in review – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist (0.5 CM)
10:00 Recent technology and research updates in fertilizer spreading – Matt Darr, professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University (1.0 NM)
11:00 Weed management for 2019 and beyond – Bob Hartzler, professor and Extension weed scientist, Agronomy, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
12:00 pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 Corn disease update: managing the new, old, and reoccurring – Alison Robertson, professor and Extension plant pathologist, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
1:45 What’s going on with soybean gall midge? – Ashley Dean, graduate research assistant, Entomology, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
2:45 Break
3:00 Commercial ag pesticide applicator continuing instruction course for Categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach; Mike Witt, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (1.0 PM)
4:00 Program adjourns

When

December 12, 2018

Registration check-in 9:00 AM.
Program begins at 9:30 AM and concludes at 4:00 PM.

Where

Quality Inn and Suites Starlite Village Conference Center
2601 E 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010

Register

$70

Early registration, prior to midnight, December 5, 2018

$85

Late or on-site registration

Registration includes lunch, refreshment breaks, pesticide applicator recertification and CCA credits.

Reminders

  • Requests for refunds must be received prior to midnight, December 5, 2018.
  • 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 (515) 294-6429 or anr@iastate.edu.

Contact

Angie Rieck-Hinz

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

Meaghan Anderson

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

Mike Witt

Mike Witt
Extension field agronomist
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
(641) 747-2276
witt@iastate.edu