Ames | January 13, 2015

Quality Inn and Suites
13th Street and Dayton Road, Ames, Iowa


Program

Time Presentation
8:30 AM Registration opens
9:00 AM Welcome – Mark Johnson, Extension field agronomist
9:05 AM Nitrogen recommendations for optimizing economic return and water quality – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
10:00 AM Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: Opportunities for local watershed improvement – Jamie Benning, Extension water quality program manager (SW)
11:15 AM - Session A (select one topic)
  Deciphering maturity and date of planting influence on yield potential – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (CM)
  Farm bill decisions – Kelvin Leibold, Extension farm management specialist (CM)
  Sudden Death Syndrome: Updates on research and management – Leonor Leandro, Associate professor, Plant Pathology (PM)
12:05 PM Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - Session B (select one topic)
  Efficient use of P, K, lime and micronutrients with lower crop prices – Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
  Farm bill decisions – Kelvin Leibold, Extension farm management specialist (CM)
  Sudden Death Syndrome: Updates on research and management – Leonor Leandro, Associate professor, Plant Pathology (PM)
2:00 PM - Session C (select one topic)
  Deciphering maturity and date of planting influence on yield potential – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (CM)
  Grain storage and market issues update – Charlie Hurburgh, Extension agricultural engineer (CM)
  Lowering energy costs in crop production – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (CM)
3:15 PM Private pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist
4:15 PM Meeting adjourns

Field Agronomists

Mark Johnson
Extension field agronomist

(515) 979-9578
markjohn@iastate.edu

Angie Rieck-Hinz
Extension field agronomist

(515) 231-2830
amrieck@iastate.edu

Registration

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$50 – early registration
$60 – after midnight, January 5 or at the door

Registration includes lunch, refreshments, a copy of the proceedings booklet, private pesticide applicator recertification and CCA credits.

Cancellation

Location changes or cancellation requests - call (515) 294-6429 or email anr@iastate.edu. Cancellations requesting a refund must be received by the early registration deadline listed above.

Weather policy

If weather conditions cause a change in meeting plans a notice will be posted on this webpage and provided to local media and radio stations. Any decisions regarding holding the meeting will be announced before 6 am the day of the meeting. Meetings are not rescheduled. Those registered may transfer to another location or request a refund.

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

Partially funded by the soybean checkoff. The Iowa Soybean Association is proud to partner with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in providing valuable crop production information that benefits Iowa producers. Printing of the 2015 Crop Advantage proceedings was sponsored by the Iowa Soybean Association.

Partially funded by the soybean checkoff. The Iowa Soybean Association is proud to partner with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in providing valuable crop production information that benefits Iowa producers. Printing of the 2015 Crop Advantage proceedings was sponsored by the Iowa Soybean Association.