Waterloo | January 22, 2015

Hawkeye Community College - Tama Hall
1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo, Iowa

Program

Time Presentation
8:15 AM Registration opens
9:00 AM Nitrogen recommendations for optimizing economic return and water quality – John Sawyer, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
10:00 AM - Session A (select one topic)
  Farm bill decisions – Kristen Schulte, Extension farm management specialist (CM)
  Field and stream nitrate reduction: Nutrient management, cover crops, bioreactors, and wetlands – Matt Helmers, Extension agricultural engineer (SW)
  Managing herbicide resistance now that the horse has left the barn – Mike Owen, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
  Micronutrients for corn and soybean: Three-year research update – Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
11:00 AM - Session B (select one topic)
  Corn diseases: Goss’s wilt, Northern, Physoderma and others – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
  Field and stream nitrate reduction: Nutrient management, cover crops, bioreactors, and wetlands – Matt Helmers, Extension agricultural engineer (SW)
  Iowa cover crop research from Practical Farmers of Iowa's on-farm trials – Sarah Carlson, Cover crops research coordinator, Practical Farmers of Iowa (SW)
  Managing herbicide resistance now that the horse has left the barn – Mike Owen, Extension weed management specialist (PM)
12:00 PM Lunch (provided)
12:45 PM - Session C (select one topic)
  Iowa cover crop research from Practical Farmers of Iowa's on-farm trials – Sarah Carlson, Cover crops research coordinator, Practical Farmers of Iowa (SW)
  Precision ag for P, K, and lime management – Antonio Mallarino, Extension soil fertility specialist (NM)
  Strip-tillage successes: Watch-outs for soil type, climate and drainage – Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Extension soil and water specialist (SW)
  What row spacing and seeding rate should you be using in corn and soybean production? – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (CM)
1:45 PM - Session D (select one topic)
  Crop market outlook – Chad Hart, Extension economist (CM)
  Dealing with aphids in August in corn and soybeans and corn rootworm resistance update – Brian Lang, Extension field agronomist (PM)
  Soybean diseases: SDS, White mold, Cercospora and others – Alison Robertson, Extension crop plant pathologist (PM)
  Strip-tillage successes: Watch-outs for soil type, climate and drainage – Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Extension soil and water specialist (SW)
2:45 PM - Session E (select one topic)
  Crop market outlook – Chad Hart, Extension economist (CM)
  Dealing with aphids in August in corn and soybeans and corn rootworm resistance update – Brian Lang, Extension field agronomist (PM)
  Farm bill decisions – Kristen Schulte, Extension farm management specialist (CM)
  What row spacing and seeding rate should you be using in corn and soybean production? – Mark Licht, Extension cropping systems agronomist (CM)
3:45 PM Private pesticide applicator continuing instruction course – Terry Basol, Extension field agronomist
4:30 PM Meeting adjourns

Field Agronomists

Brian Lang
Extension field agronomist

(563) 382-2949
bjlang@iastate.edu

Terry Basol
Extension field agronomist

(641) 435-4864
tlbasol@iastate.edu

Registration

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$50 – early registration
$60 – after midnight, January 14 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.