Ag Chemical Dealer Update

December 11, 2018 | Iowa City, 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 will qualify for the following Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits, subject to program approval: 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
8:30 am Registration opens
9:00 Welcome and cropping season in review – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
9:15 Recognizing and dealing with stress in customers – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
9:30 Fertilizer spreaders: New technology, benefits, and limitations – Ryan Bergman, program coordinator, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University (1.0 NM)
10:30 Break
10:45 Soybean Gall Midge and other insect updates – Erin Hodgson, associate professor and Extension entomologist, Entomology, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
11:45 Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm What’s new with corn diseases? – Alison Robertson, professor and extension plant pathologist, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
1:30 Weed management for 2019 and beyond – Bob Hartzler, professor and Extension weed scientist, Agronomy, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
2:30 Break
2:45 Iowa commercial pesticide applicator continuing instruction course for categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 – Rebecca Vittetoe, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach; Josh Michel, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University; Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist, Iowa State University (1.0 PM)
3:45 Meeting adjourns

When

December 11, 2018

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

Where

Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

2525 N Dodge St
I-80 Exit 246
Iowa City, Iowa 52245


Register

$70

Early registration, prior to midnight, December 4, 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 4, 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

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