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 1, 2021

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)

1-Hart

Crop markets for 2022 and beyond

22-Mallarino

New phosphorus and potassium trials evaluated corn and soybean yield response to different soil-test values and fertilizer rates: Do results justify updating the 2013 ISU guidelines?

15-Robertson

Fungicides: Back to the basics

7-Licht

Strategies for cover crops: Where to start

32-DeLong

Strategies to manage for carbon in-field, in-forest and in-buffers

10:00 am – Session B (select ONE)

11-Kesheimer

Caterpillars that eat everything: IPM strategies for these voracious pests

22-Mallarino

New phosphorus and potassium trials evaluated corn and soybean yield response to different soil-test values and fertilizer rates: Do results justify updating the 2013 ISU guidelines?

15-Robertson

Fungicides: Back to the basics

16-Tylka

Update on the soybean cyst nematode situation

32-DeLong

Strategies to manage for carbon in-field, in-forest and in-buffers

11:00 am – Session C (select ONE)

11-Kesheimer

Caterpillars that eat everything: IPM strategies for these voracious pests

1-Hart

Crop markets for 2022 and beyond

7-Licht

Strategies for cover crops: Where to start

16-Tylka

Update on the soybean cyst nematode situation

11:50 am - Lunch (provided)

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

1:00 pm – Session D (select ONE)

13-Kleczewski

What's hot and what's not: Disease and pests on the rise in 2021

2-Zhang

Will Iowa farmland values continue to grow?

20-Jha

Optimizing cereal rye cover crop termination timing to manage herbicide-resistant weed seed banks in Iowa soybean production

25-Andersen

Manure: Uncertainty, variability, and what it means for your operation

26-Jordan

Continuous living cover agriculture: A market-based pathway to soil health

2:00 pm – Session E (select ONE)

13-Kleczewski

What's hot and what's not: Disease and pests on the rise in 2021

2-Zhang

Will Iowa farmland values continue to grow?

20-Jha

Optimizing cereal rye cover crop termination timing to manage herbicide-resistant weed seed banks in Iowa soybean production

25-Andersen

Manure: Uncertainty, variability, and what it means for your operation

26-Jordan

Continuous living cover agriculture: A market-based pathway to soil health

2:50 pm - Break

3:10 pm – Session F (select ONE)

4-Todey

Understanding and managing changing climate conditions in Midwest agriculture: Information and tools

21-Mullen

What is going on in the fertilizer world?

18-Dentzman

Sociological and human dimensions of herbicide resistance evolution and management

28-Burras

CSR2: A refresher on how it works... maybe where it doesn't?

9-Anderson

IPM 101: The pest management skills game show

4:10 pm – Session G (select ONE)

4-Todey

Understanding and managing changing climate conditions in Midwest agriculture: Information and tools

21-Mullen

What is going on in the fertilizer world?

18-Dentzman

Sociological and human dimensions of herbicide resistance evolution and management

28-Burras

CSR2: A refresher on how it works... maybe where it doesn't?

9-Anderson

IPM 101: The pest management skills game show

Thursday, December 2, 2021

8:00 am – Session H (select ONE)

5-Archontoulis

2021 cropping year in review: Crop yields and soil moisture

17-Bradley

A summary of research results with dicamba

24-Helmers

4Rs of nitrogen management and cover crops for reducing nitrate-N losses

10-Bergman

Targeted spraying technologies: Past, present and future

27-Kyveryga

Interactive cover crop simulator to quantify economic and environmental benefits

9:00 am – Session I (select ONE)

5-Archontoulis

2021 cropping year in review: Crop yields and soil moisture

17-Bradley

A summary of research results with dicamba

24-Helmers

4Rs of nitrogen management and cover crops for reducing nitrate-N losses

10-Bergman

Targeted spraying technologies: Past, present and future

27-Kyveryga

Interactive cover crop simulator to quantify economic and environmental benefits

9:50 am - Break

10:10 am – Session J (select ONE)

14-Mueller

Fungicide considerations for soybean

12-Dean

Insect trapping networks in Iowa: Moths, corn rootworms, and implications for Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

19-Jha

Harvest weed seed control: A new technology to manage herbicide resistance in Iowa corn-soybean systems

23-Mallarino

Management of fertilizer, manure, tillage, cover crop, and alum or gypsum soil amendments to minimize dissolved P loss from corn and soybean fields.

29-Plastina

Are carbon programs the key to monetizing soil health?

11:10 am – Session K (select ONE)

14-Mueller

Fungicide considerations for soybean

12-Dean

Insect trapping networks in Iowa: Moths, corn rootworms, and implications for Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

19-Jha

Harvest weed seed control: A new technology to manage herbicide resistance in Iowa corn-soybean systems

23-Mallarino

Management of fertilizer, manure, tillage, cover crop, and alum or gypsum soil amendments to minimize dissolved P loss from corn and soybean fields.

29-Plastina

Are carbon programs the key to monetizing soil health?

12:00 pm - Lunch (provided)

1:00 pm – Session L (select ONE)

3-Glisan

Current conditions, climatological outlooks and the science of seasonal predictability

8-Hurburgh

Grain quality was REALLY hard to forecast this year!

31-Zhang

How do Iowa farmers and the general public value water quality and visit Iowa lakes?

33-Danielson

Seed Treatment (Category 4) Continuing Instruction Course

2:00 pm – Session M (select ONE)

6-Martin

Late soybeans early: Research on a high yielding soybean production system

8-Hurburgh

Grain quality was REALLY hard to forecast this year!

30-Cruse

Impact of changing precipitation trends on soil erosion risks

31-Zhang

How do Iowa farmers and the general public value water quality and visit Iowa lakes?

34-Danielson

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management (Categories 1A, 1B and 1C) Continuing Instruction Course

3:00 pm – Session N (select ONE)

6-Martin

Late soybeans early: Research on a high yielding soybean production system

3-Glisan

Current conditions, climatological outlooks and the science of seasonal predictability

30-Cruse

Impact of changing precipitation trends on soil erosion risks

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