2019 AG INDUSTRY & CROP MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

February 12-13, 2019 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 ($50 discount before January 29, 2019)

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

CCAs that participate fully in the 2-day conference can earn up to 16 CEUs. 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.

 

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2.12 Tuesday Agenda

8:00 AM - Session A

Morning Plenary Session - Upper Conference Room; Reviewing Results of the 25 Year CCA Survey

Iowa CCA – Creating Value for The Next 25 Years
Moderator: Lance Gibson, Corteva Agriscience

Tony Licht – Premier Crop Systems
Val Oberbroeckling, NK Seed
Gregg Schmitz, Nutrien Ag Solutions
Ryan Van Roekel, Pioneer

9:30 AM - Session B

Room A

CM
Crop Management

Creating Customer Programs for Agronomy/Grain Cross-Selling
PJ Frederick & Robert Crow,
INTL FCStone

Room B

CM
CROP MANAGEMENT

Update on US-China Trade War and Iowa Farmland Market
Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University

Room C

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

Pesticide Resistance: A Threat to Midwestern Agriculture
Angie Rieck-Hinz, Iowa State University

Room D

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

Economics of Soil Health
Doug Peterson, USDA-NRCS

10:30 AM - Session C

PD
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Future of the CCA Program
Luther Smith, American Society of Agronomy 

NM
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Aligning Public Sector Conservation Partners with Private Sector Companies
Drew Kessler, Senior Scientist, Houston Engineering, Inc.

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

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

CM
CROP MANAGEMENT

Updates on Industrial Hemp
Angie Rieck-Hinz, Iowa State University

11:30 AM - Iowa CCA Award Luncheon & AAI Member Luncheon

Upper Conference Room

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

Water Quality Initiative Leader Award for Iowa CCAs 
Presented by Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney
- Tim Berkland, Growmark
- Nancy Bohl Bormann, Maschoffs

12:30 PM - Afternoon Plenary session - Session D

Upper Conference Room

Labor Issues, Burnout, & Keeping Good People
- Dr. Rob Denson, DMACC, President
- Troy Upah, AgPartners, CEO
- Caitlin Anderson, BrownWinick Law Firm, Attorney

2:00 PM - Session E

CM
Crop Management

Fungicide Roundtable
Moderator: Jim McDermott, Bayer

Dean Grossnickle, Syngenta; Mitchell Blair, BASF; Kent Bennis, Corteva; Randy Myers, Bayer

NM
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Plant Tissue Analysis for Improved Nutrient Use Efficiency
Jim Friedericks, AgSource Labs

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

UAS/Drone Usage and Regulatory Update
Brett Hoben, Federal Aviation Administration

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

Nutrient Cycling in a Cover Crop/Cash Crop Field
Doug Peterson, USDA-NRCS

3:00 PM - Session F

CM
Crop Management

Grain Quality Situation in the 2018 Crop
Dr. Charles Hurburgh, Iowa State University

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

Biologicals 
Mark Reisinger, PivotBio

PM
PEST MANAGEMENT

Sefina: Soybean Insecticide Benefits to Pest Management
Mitchell Blair, BASF

SW
SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT

Biologicals 
Jennifer Riggs, BASF

2.13 Wednesday Agenda

7:30 AM Breakfast

ALL WEDNESDAY SESSIONS INCLUDED IN YOUR FULL REGISTRATION!

8:00 AM - Showcase Floor Opens

9:00 AM - Conservation Training (presented by CTIC)

9:00 AM - Iowa Seed Forum & Annual Meeting

9:00 AM - Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification

10:00 AM - Lucento Fungicide Launch Meeting (sponsored by FMC)

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

12:00 PM - All Industry Luncheon

1:30 PM - Conservation College (presented by INREC)

1:30 PM - Miravis Neo Roll-out Session (sponsored by Syngenta)

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

SEE FULL AGENDA AND OTHER DETAILS FOR WEDNESDAY SESSIONS ON 2019 EVENT SCHEDULE PAGE

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