Mason City | January 8, 2015

North Iowa Area Community College - Muse-Norris Conference Center
500 College Drive, Mason City, Iowa

Program

Time Presentation
8:30 AM Registration opens
9:00 AM Welcome – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist and Terry Basol, Extension field agronomist
9:05 AM Crop market outlook – Chad Hart, Extension economist (CM)
10:00 AM Sudden Death Syndrome: Updates on research and management – Leonor Leandro, Associate professor, Plant Pathology (PM)
11:00 AM Break
11:10 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)
  Nitrogen recommendations for optimizing economic return and water quality – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
12:00 PM Lunch (provided)
12:45 PM - Session B (select one topic)
  Farm bill decisions – Kelvin Leibold, Extension farm management specialist (CM)
  Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: Opportunities for local watershed improvement – Jamie Benning, Extension water quality program manager and Adam Kiel, State Water Resources Manager, Iowa Soybean
  Nitrogen recommendations for optimizing economic return and water quality – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
1:45 PM - Session C (select one topic)
  Deciphering maturity and date of planting influence on yield potential – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (CM)
  Efficient use of P, K, lime and micronutrients with lower crop prices – Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
  Private pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Terry Basol, Extension field agronomist and Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM - Session D (select one topic)
  Efficient use of P, K, lime and micronutrients with lower crop prices – Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
  Private pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Terry Basol, Extension field agronomist and Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist
  Sorting through the new herbicide resistance traits – Bob Hartzler, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
4:00 PM Meeting adjourns

Field Agronomists

Angie Rieck-Hinz
Extension field agronomist

(515) 231-2830
amrieck@iastate.edu

Terry Basol
Extension field agronomist

(641) 435-4864
tlbasol@iastate.edu

Registration

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$50 – early registration
$60 – after midnight, December 31 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.