Ag Chemical Dealer Update

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | Coralville, Iowa New location!

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 will qualify for the following Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits, subject to program approval: 0.5 crop management, 1.0 soil and water 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 2019. To receive recertification applicators must attend the entire meeting. Recertification is included in the meeting registration fee.

Program

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Time Presentation
8:30 am Registration opens
9:00 Welcome and cropping season in review – Rebecca Vittetoe, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (0.5 CM)
9:30 Insect pest management updates for 2020 – Erin Hodgson, associate professor and Extension entomologist, Entomology, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
10:30 Break
10:45 Weed management for 2020 and beyond – Bob Hartzler, professor and Extension weed specialist, Agronomy, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
11:45 Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm What’s new in crop diseases and fungicides? – Alison Robertson, professor and extension crop plant pathologist, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
1:30 Managing the consequences of unavoidable compaction – Mark Hanna, extension agricultural engineer (retired), Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University (1.0 SW)
2:30 Break
2:45 Commercial ag pesticide applicator continuing instruction course for Categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 for calendary year 2019Josh Michel, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach; Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (1.0 PM)
3:45 Meeting adjourns

When

December 17, 2019

Registration check-in 8:30 AM.
Program begins at 9:00 AM and concludes at 3:45 PM.

Where

Radisson Hotel and Conference Center New location!
1220 1st Ave (at I-80 Exit 242)
Coralville, Iowa 52241

Register

$70

Early registration, prior to midnight, December 10, 2019

$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 10, 2019.
  • 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

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