Moline, Illinois | January 29, 2016

iWireless Center
1201 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265

Program

Time Presentation
8:30 AMRegistration opens
8:55 AM Welcome – Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist; Angie Peltier, Commercial agriculture educator, University of Illinois Extension
9:00 AMManaging margins in 2016 and beyond – Chad Hart, Extension economist (CM)
10:00 AM - Session A (select one topic)
 Big Data and UAVs in agriculture – Matt Darr, Associate Professor, Ag and Biosystems Engineering; Ryan Bergman, Program Coordinator, Ag and Biosystems Engineering (CM)
 Cover crops – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (SW)
 Crop weather outlook 2016 – Elwynn Taylor, Extension climatologist (CM)
 Insect management for 2016 – Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (PM)
10:50 AMBreak
11:10 AM - Session B (select one topic)
 Big Data and UAVs in agriculture – Matt Darr, Associate Professor, Ag and Biosystems Engineering; Ryan Bergman, Program Coordinator, Ag and Biosystems Engineering (CM)
 Insect management for 2016 – Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist (PM)
 Managing northern corn leaf blight and soybean SDS in 2016 and beyond – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
 Profitable manure management – Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension field agronomist (NM)
12:00 PMLunch (provided)
1:00 PM - Session C (select one topic)
 Creating resilient weed management programs – Aaron Hager, Extension weed management specialist, University of Illinois (PM)
 Managing northern corn leaf blight and soybean SDS in 2016 and beyond – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
 Soil fertility management with tight crop production margins – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
 U2U tools: Decision tools for corn producers – Chad Hart, Extension economist (CM)
2:00 PM - Session D (select one topic)
 Corn plant population and variable-rate seeding – Emerson Nafziger, Extension crop production specialist, University of Illinois (CM)
 Reducing nitrate loss: Scale of practice implementation needed – Matt Helmers, Extension agricultural engineer (SW)
 Soil fertility management with tight crop production margins – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
 Spray application strategies beyond glyphosate – Mark Hanna, Extension agricultural engineer (PM)
2:50 PMBreak
3:10 PM - Session E (select one topic)
 Corn plant population and variable-rate seeding – Emerson Nafziger, Extension crop production specialist, University of Illinois (CM)
 Creating resilient weed management programs – Aaron Hager, Extension weed management specialist, University of Illinois (PM)
  Iowa Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course – Meaghan Anderson, Extension field agronomist; Rebecca Vittetoe, Extension field agronomist; Virgil Schmitt, Extension field agronomist
4:00 PMMeeting adjourns

Program Hosts

Angie Peltier
University of Illinois Extension Commercial Agriculture Educator

(309) 734-5532
apeltier@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

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