Conference Schedule

Conference attendees pre-select the workshops they will attend during the registration process. Select one topic in each session. It is helpful to print the workshop program and worksheets to make your selections prior to beginning online registration.

Room assignments will be completed after registration closes. A personalized printed schedule with workshop selections and locations will be provided to each attendee at check-in.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

7:30 am – Registration opens 1st and 2nd floors, Scheman Building

Last names beginning A - K go to 1st floor registration.
Last names beginning with L - Z go to 2nd floor registration.

9:00 am – Session A (select ONE)

20-McMechan

Soybean gall midge: Ecology and potential management strategies

22-Robertson

A triangular view of corn disease in 2019

26-Darr

Fertilizer application technology

35-Benning

Decision tools for conservation systems success

12-Gailans

Exploring cover crop seeding date, seeding rate and termination date with on-farm research

15-Witt

Iowa pest resistance management: Community action and progress

10:00 am – Session B (select ONE)

20-McMechan

Soybean gall midge: Ecology and potential management strategies

7-Kovács

Agronomic implications of new planter technologies

26-Darr

Fertilizer application technology

24-Tylka

Cover crops and the soybean cyst nematode

15-Witt

Iowa pest resistance management: Community action and progress

11:00 am – Session C (select ONE)

22-Robertson

A triangular view of corn disease in 2019

7-Kovács

Agronomic implications of new planter technologies

35-Benning

Decision tools for conservation systems success

24-Tylka

Cover crops and the soybean cyst nematode

12-Gailans

Exploring cover crop seeding date, seeding rate and termination date with on-farm research

11:50 am - Lunch (provided)

11:50 am - Women in Agriculture Lunch (provided)

1:00 Pm – Session D (select ONE)

17-Dille

Integrating cover crops for weed suppression into a corn-soybean cropping system

13-Lynch

Glyphosate and cancer: Roles of agricultural health study and IARC

1-Todey

Seasonal variability issues in Iowa and the Midwest: Climate impacts on the future of agricultural production

3-Zhang

China as an indispensable trading partner with US agriculture

30-Miller

New opportunities for soil mapping with spatial modeling

31-Beck

Streambanks, floodplains, and gullies: Addressing erosion through forestry in agricultural landscapes

2:00 Pm – Session E (select ONE)

17-Dille

Integrating cover crops for weed suppression into a corn-soybean cropping system

13-Lynch

Glyphosate and cancer: Roles of agricultural health study and IARC

1-Todey

Seasonal variability issues in Iowa and the Midwest: Climate impacts on the future of agricultural production

3-Zhang

China as an indispensable trading partner with US agriculture

30-Miller

New opportunities for soil mapping with spatial modeling

31-Beck

Streambanks, floodplains, and gullies: Addressing erosion through forestry in agricultural landscapes

3:10 Pm – Session F (select ONE)

19-Hartzler

Metabolism-based herbicide resistance: Why the concern?

27-Kitchen

Driving at night wearing sunglasses: Will corn nitrogen recommendations ever get better?

6-Licht

Understanding post-maturity in-field grain dry down

16-Hodgson

Building a budget for pest resistance

36-Nowatzke

Trade-offs between increasing row crop acres and meeting the water quality goals of the Nutrient Reduction Strategy

5-Hurburgh

Harvest crop quality 2019... Another year of new experiences

4:10 Pm – Session G (select ONE)

19-Hartzler

Metabolism-based herbicide resistance: Why the concern?

27-Kitchen

Driving at night wearing sunglasses: Will corn nitrogen recommendations ever get better?

6-Licht

Understanding post-maturity in-field grain dry down

16-Hodgson

Building a budget for pest resistance

36-Nowatzke

Trade-offs between increasing row crop acres and meeting the water quality goals of the Nutrient Reduction Strategy

5-Hurburgh

Harvest crop quality 2019... Another year of new experiences

Thursday, December 5, 2019

8:00 am – Session H (select ONE)

37-Helmers

Stacking of in-field and edge-of-field practices for nitrate-N reduction

29-Mallarino

Phosphorus and potassium fertilizer placement options when crop prices are low

4-Archontoulis

2019 cropping year in review: Soils, crops and weather

8-Kyveryga

Quality of digital aerial imagery and implications for various uses in agriculture

14-Kassel

Pest problems from the past and application to present day agriculture

9:00 am – Session I (select ONE)

37-Helmers

Stacking of in-field and edge-of-field practices for nitrate-N reduction

29-Mallarino

Phosphorus and potassium fertilizer placement options when crop prices are low

4-Archontoulis

2019 cropping year in review: Soils, crops and weather

8-Kyveryga

Quality of digital aerial imagery and implications for various uses in agriculture

14-Kassel

Pest problems from the past and application to present day agriculture

9:50 am - Break

10:10 am – Session J (select ONE)

11-Wells

Cover crop interseeding: A new pathway for enhanced adoption

25-Mullen

Minerals to crop nutrients – The fertilizer industry

18-Jha

Weed management in 2020 and beyond

32-Al-Kaisi

Overview of long-term tillage research: Yield, economic returns, and soil carbon nexus

9-Pruisner

Is Cannabis really the right crop for you?

33-Tekeste

Machine traffic-induced soil compaction and its impacts on soil physical properties and crop yield

11:10 am – Session K (select ONE)

11-Wells

Cover crop interseeding: A new pathway for enhanced adoption

25-Mullen

Minerals to crop nutrients – The fertilizer industry

18-Jha

Weed management in 2020 and beyond

32-Al-Kaisi

Overview of long-term tillage research: Yield, economic returns, and soil carbon nexus

9-Pruisner

Is Cannabis really the right crop for you?

33-Tekeste

Machine traffic-induced soil compaction and its impacts on soil physical properties and crop yield

12:00 pm - Lunch (provided)

1:00 Pm – Session L (select ONE)

2-Hart

Crop market outlook for 2020

21-Smith

‘App’-riculture: Putting plant disease prediction in the hands of farmers

34-McDaniel

Burying stuff to get the scoop on your soil’s health

10-Kyveryga

Interactive web-based tool for profitable decision making from on-farm trials

38-Danielson

Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course

2:00 Pm – Session M (select ONE)

28-Sawyer

Nitrogen use in corn – What long-term data tells us

21-Smith

‘App’-riculture: Putting plant disease prediction in the hands of farmers

23-Mueller

2019 Soybean disease update

10-Kyveryga

Interactive web-based tool for profitable decision making from on-farm trials

39-Schaefer

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course

3:00 Pm – Session N (select ONE)

28-Sawyer

Nitrogen use in corn – What long-term data tells us

2-Hart

Crop market outlook for 2020

23-Mueller

2019 Soybean disease update

34-McDaniel

Burying stuff to get the scoop on your soil’s health

4:00 pm – Conference closes See you next year!