November 25, 2014

Iowa City, 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 – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist (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 Cut the confusion of cover crop selection – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (1.0 SW)
11:30 Lunch (provided)
12:15 pm Managing soybean sudden death syndrome and other soybean diseases in 2015 and beyond– Daren Mueller, Extension crop plant pathologist (1.0 PM)
1:15 New herbicides, selecting the right products and rates – Mike Owen, Extension weed management specialist (1.0 PM)
2:15 New insecticides. Corn rootworms for 2015 – Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (1.0 PM)
3:15 Commercial ag pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist (1.0 PM)
4:15 Meeting adjourns

Extension Field Agronomist

Virgil Schmitt

(563) 263-5701




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

Advance online registration has closed for this event. Registrations are accepted at the door. Phone registrations are not accepted.

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

Meeting location

Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

I-80 Exit 246, Iowa City, Iowa


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