Davenport | January 27, 2017

Rhythm City Casino Resort
7077 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807

Program

Time Presentation
8:30 AMRegistration opens
8:55 AM Welcome – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist; Russ Higgins, Extension educator, University of Illinois
9:00 AMCrop weather outlook 2017 – Elwynn Taylor, Extension climatologist (CM)
10:00 AM - Session A (select one topic)
 Ag land management and water quality: Insights from Lake Erie – Wendong Zhang, Extension economist (SW)
 Crop market outlook – Chad Hart, Extension ag economist (CM)
 Palmer amaranth: Preventing movement onto your farm – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
 Resistance management plan for soybean aphid – Matt O'Neal, associate professor, Entomology (PM)
10:50 AMBreak
11:10 AM - Session B (select one topic)
 Crop market outlook – Chad Hart, Extension ag economist (CM)
 In- and edge-of-field practices to keep nutrients on the farm – Paul Davidson, assistant professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois (SW)
 Resistance management plan for soybean aphid – Matt O'Neal, associate professor, Entomology (PM)
 SDS and emerging corn disease management – Daren Mueller, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
12:00 PMLunch (provided)
1:00 PM - Session C (select one topic)
 Making sure planter technology accomplishes the basics – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (CM)
 Palmer amaranth: Preventing movement onto your farm – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
 Potassium’s effect on yield, corn response to N, and soybean diseases – Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
 SDS and emerging corn disease management – Daren Mueller, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
2:00 PM - Session D (select one topic)
 Cropping systems and tillage – Emerson Nafziger, Extension crop production specialist, University of Illinois (CM)
 In- and edge-of-field practices to keep nutrients on the farm – Paul Davidson, assistant professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois (SW)
 Nitrogen dynamics with a rye cover crop – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
 Spray equipment operation for emerging herbicide technology – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (PM)
2:50 PMBreak
3:10 PM - Session E (select one topic)
 Cropping systems and tillage – Emerson Nafziger, Extension crop production specialist, University of Illinois (CM)
 Drainage design for profits and water quality – Greg Brenneman, Extension agricultural engineering field specialist (SW)
 Iowa Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist; Meaghan Anderson, Extension field agronomist; Rebecca Vittetoe, Extension field agronomist ()
4:00 PMMeeting adjourns

Program Hosts

Russ Higgins
University of Illinois Extension Commercial Agriculture Educator

(815) 942-2725
rahiggin@illinois.edu

 

Virgil Schmitt
Extension field agronomist

(563) 263-5701
vschmitt@iastate.edu

 

Meaghan Anderson
Iowa State University
Extension field agronomist

(319) 337-2145
mjanders@iastate.edu

Rebecca Vittetoe
Iowa State University
Extension field agronomist

(319) 653-4811
rka8@iastate.edu

Registration

Advance registration has closed for this location. Registrations will still be accepted at the door at the $60 fee.

$50 – early registration
$60 – after midnight, January 20 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.


The Davenport Crop Advantage meeting is presented as a partnership between Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Illinois Extension.