Atlantic | January 20, 2015

Cass County Community Building
805 West 10th St, Atlantic, Iowa


Time Presentation
8:00 AM Registration opens
8:30 AM Farm bill decisions – Tim Eggers, Extension farm management specialist (CM)
9:20 AM Effective management of waterhemp and Palmer amaranth – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
10:10 AM Break
10:20 AM Planter attachments: New or nonsense? – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (SW)
11:10 AM Sudden Death Syndrome and Northern Corn Leaf Blight – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
12:00 PM Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM Cover crops and nutrient managment – Steve McGrew, Mills County farmer (SW)
1:50 PM Deciphering maturity and date of planting influence on yield potential – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (CM)
2:45 PM Private pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Aaron Saeugling, Extension field agronomist
3:45 PM Meeting adjourns

Field Agronomists

Aaron Saeugling
Extension field agronomist

(712) 769-2600

Clarke McGrath
Extension field agronomist

(712) 215-2146


Advance registration has closed for this program. Registrations will be accepted at the door the day of the program. Cash, check or credit cards accepted.

$50 – early registration
$60 – after midnight, January 12 or at the door

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


Location changes or cancellation requests - call (515) 294-6429 or email 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

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.