November 22, 2016

Iowa City, Iowa

This meeting qualifies for the following Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits:
0.5 crop management, 1.0 nutrient management, 4.5 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 2016. To receive recertification applicators must attend the entire meeting.


Time Presentation
8:30 am Registration opens
9:00 Welcome and cropping season in review – Meaghan Anderson, Extension field agronomist (0.5 CM)
9:30 Pest resistance update – soybean aphids and corn rootworms – Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (1.0 PM)
10:30 Corn disease update – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (1.0 PM)
11:30 Lunch (provided)
12:15 pm Weed management for 2017 and beyond – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (1.0 PM)
2:00 Break
2:15 Updated nitrogen recommendations for Iowa – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (1.0 NM)
3:15 Commercial ag pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Virgil Schmitt and Rebecca Vittetoe, Extension field agronomists (1.0 PM)
4:15 Meeting adjourns

Extension Field Agronomists

Meaghan Anderson

(319) 337-2145

Rebecca Vittetoe

(319) 653-4811

Virgil Schmitt

(563) 263-5701





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Early registration – $70
Must be received by midnight, November 15, 2016
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

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