2020 AG INDUSTRY & CROP MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

February 11-12, 2020 Conference Schedule

Winter Conference

The Ag Industry & Crop Management Conference is perfect for CCAs that wish to earn their CCA Continuing Educational Units (CEUs). Experts from agribusiness, regulatory agencies, and educational institutions will be presenting to attendees. All speakers are nationally recognized in their profession. Speakers are hand selected by the Iowa CCA Program Learning Committee to provide the highest quality of topics and knowledge. SEE FULL TWO DAY AGENDA HERE

Learning tracks include:

  • Crop Management
  • Nutrient Management
  • Pest Management
  • Soil & Water Management

EARLY REGISTRATION = $225

ONSITE REGISTRATION = $275
(All registrations after January 29, 2019)

CCAs that participate fully in the 2-day conference can earn up to 7 CEUs Tuesday during sessions plus 1 additional self report credit from the indoor field-day, and up to 5 credits Wednesday during special sessions (included) and indoor field-day. Certified Crop Advisers will have expanded working knowledge on issues of conservation, water quality, resistance and so much more. Please come to the session prepared to take notes. Speaker presentation are availiable for download after conference for attendees.

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2.11 Tuesday Agenda

9:00 AM - Session A

Morning Plenary Session

Upper Conference Room  

Weather Risk in Production Agriculture
- Eric Snodgrass, Nutrien Ag Solutions

The Midwestern Pest Predicament: New Invaders, Old Foes, and Resistance Abound
- Meaghan Anderson, ISU

Untangling Pest Management
-Ron Geis, Corteva
-Gary Schmitz, BASF
-Denny Lawrence, Bayer

11:30 AM - Session B

Room A

CM
Crop Management

Xtend Soybean System Update - Yesterday , Today , Tomorrow
Denny Lawrence, Bayer

Room B

NM
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Nitrate Sensors for Nutrient Management
Mike Castellano, EngeniousAg, LLC

Room C

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

Drone Spraying for Agriculture: The Why, What, and How
Michael Ott, Rantizo

Room D

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

From Dirt to Soil
Kevin Glanz, Honey Creek Seed Company

12:30 PM - Iowa CCA Award Luncheon

Upper Conference Room

Catered Lunch
Iowa CCA Years of Service Awards Presentation
Iowa CCA of the Year Award

1:30 PM - Session C

CM
CROP MANAGEMENT

Improve Application Control and Reduce Costs Utilizing Machine Technology and Field Intelligence
Jamie Brand, John Deere AgriVision Equipment Group

NM
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Dynamic Tools for Optimal Nitrogen Rate Prediction
Laila A. Puntel, University of Nebraska

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

The Future of Precision Agriculture is TINY – Nanotechnology in Crop Protection
Mark Varner, Vive Crop Protection

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

On-Farm Research Reveals Cover Crop Realities in Iowa
Stefan Gailans, Practical Farmers of Iowa

2:30 PM - Session D

CM
Crop Management

IPM 101: Test Your Pest Knowledge
Meaghan Anderson, Iowa State University

NM
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Hot Topics in Ag: Biologicals, Soil Health, Approaches to Soil Sampling
Oscar Ruiz, WPA Corp

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

Our Innovations. Your Choices.
Gary Schmitz, BASF

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

Improving Soil Health and Improving Profits Through Regenerative Practices
Tom Lawler, Indigo Ag

3:30 PM - Session E

CM
Crop Management

Is It really Hemp, Hemp, Hooray for Iowa
Robin Pruisner, IDALS

NM
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

A New Frontier in Corn Nitrogen Management
Patrick Yockey, Pivot Bio

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

What's All This Excitement About Enlist?
Scott Jungman, Corteva Agriscience

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

Managing Food System Sustainability Risk and the Impact on Production Agriculture
Rick Shanks, ARM, Sustainable Environmental Consultant

2.12 Wednesday Agenda

7:00 AM Breakfast

ALL WEDNESDAY SESSIONS INCLUDED IN YOUR FULL REGISTRATION!

8:00 AM - Showcase Floor Opens

9:00 AM - Iowa Seed Annual Meeting & Seed Forum

9:00 AM - Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification

9:00 AM - ; Sponsored by MentorMate

9:00 AM - Understanding Compliance; Hosted by Asmark

10:00 AM - Its Profit Not Price; AgMarket.net

10:00 AM - AAI Annual Meeting

10:00 AM - Agribusiness Career Day & Community College Student Job Fair

12:00 PM - All Industry Luncheon

1:30 PM - Animal Disease Prepardness, What the Feed & Grain Industry Needs to Know

3:00 PM - Door Prize Drawing & Showcase Floor Closes

SEE FULL AGENDA AND OTHER DETAILS FOR WEDNESDAY SESSIONS ON 2020 EVENT SCHEDULE PAGE

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