February 12-13, 2019

Seed Forum & Iowa Seed Association Annual Meeting

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Conference Room A 3 CEU


Pre-registration – $100*
On-site registration – $125*

×Pre-registration ends Jan 29

Registration includes:

• Educational materials
• Two-Day Admission to the Showcase
• Admission to the All Industry Reception on Tuesday
• All break refreshments and lunch on Wednesday

The Iowa Seed Association continues their partnership with the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference offering ISA members the opportunity to attend a wider variety of workshops and network with all facets of the ag industry. The ISA Annual Meeting & Seed Forum will be held on Wednesday, February 13, from 9 am to Noon. ISA Annual Meeting & Seed Forum will also host the ISA Scholarship Award Recognition Ceremony and an iPad Raffle (must be present to win).

Meeting Agenda:

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
ISA Annual Meeting
− Jim Webster, ISA President
− Recognition of ISA 2019 Honorary Member

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Iowa Legislative
− Mike Naig, Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, IDALS

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
ASTA Update
− John Latham, Latham Hi-Tech Seeds, President

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Ag Economy
− Dr. Alejandro Plastina, & Dr. Chad Hart, Department of Economics – ISU

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Iowa Seed Corn Cover Crop Initiative Project Update
− Shannon Moeller, ISA Project Coordinator

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Quality Seeds to Feed the World: ISU’s role in serving the seed industry in Iowa and worldwide
− Dr. Manjit Misra, Seed Science Center – ISU, Director

11:45 a.m.
(2) Amazon Echo Raffle

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
All Industry Luncheon on Showcase Floor
Keynote Speaker: TBA
ISU Scholarship Recognition
2018-2019 Iowa Seed Association ISU Scholarships &
Bill Latham ISU Scholarship recipients recognized

*Included with Ag Industry & Crop Management Conference or Agribusiness Leadership Forum attendance.