Ames | January 13, 2016

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


Program

Time Presentation
8:30 AMRegistration opens
9:00 AM Welcome – Mark Johnson, Extension field agronomist
9:05 AMManaging margins in 2016 and beyond – Chad Hart, Extension economist (CM)
10:05 AMSoil fertility management with tight crop production margins – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
11:05 AMHow to get good weed control without overspending – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
12:05 PMLunch (provided)
1:00 PM - Session B (select one topic)
 Building soil health for sustainable agricultural systems – Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Extension soil and water specialist (SW)
 Northern corn leaf blight and sudden death syndrome in 2015 – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
 Spray application strategies beyond glyphosate – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (PM)
2:00 PM - Session C (select one topic)
 Advances in soybean breeding: Defensive traits to protect soybean yields and farm income – Silvia Cianzio, Professor, Agronomy (CM)
 Northern corn leaf blight and sudden death syndrome in 2015 – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
 Spray application strategies beyond glyphosate – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (PM)
3:15 PM Iowa Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist
4:00 PMMeeting 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

Online and advance registration has closed for this meeting. Please register at the door the day of the program. Thank you.

$50 – early registration
$60 – after midnight, January 6 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 2016 Crop Advantage proceedings was sponsored by the Iowa Soybean Association.