2020 ASC Summer Workshop

Join Us For the 2020 ASC Summer Workshop

Event registration is limited to 40 people | Deadline Thursday, July 30, 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Iowa State University has limited this event to 40 people. Sessions will be held outdoors at the ISU FEEL facility. Masks are recommended and the group will be asked to follow social distancing measures. Our goal is to help everyone remain safe and healthy while providing Iowa CCAs with this education opportunity! Sessions will be recorded for CCAs unable to attend in-person to watch online and self-report CEUs.

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MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM - CLICK HERE

PRINTABLE AGENDA - CLICK HERE

 

Building a Foundation for Profitable, Productive, and
Environmentally Sound Agricultural Systems

August 6, 2020

ISU Field Extension Education Laboratory | Boone, IA

2020 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference Summer Workshop (7 CEUs)

Sponsored by: Iowa CCA Program

Coordinated by the Iowa CCA Education Committee, we invite you to the 2020 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference Summer Workshop. Experts will join us at the ISU FEEL Farm to share their experiences on the use of technology and turning all that data into impactful decisions. It is a full day of industry insights you can take straight to the field. You’ll earn 7 CEUs for this hands-on experience. Sessions run 50 minutes each.

Register today, your farmer customers are counting on you!

Thursday, August 6, 2020

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Check-in / Coffee & Donuts

9:00 - 9:10 AM

Opening Comments & Welcome

-Bill Backaus
Chair of Iowa CCA Education Committee

9:10 - 12:30 PM

Morning Sessions | Outside Plots

NOTE: You will be assigned a group and you will travel to each session with that group

  9:10 - 10:00 AM Breakout Session #1
10:00 - 10:50 AM Breakout Session #2
10:50 - 11:40 AM Breakout Session #3
11:40 - 12:30 PM Breakout Session #4

The Role of Carbon in Soil and Crop Nutrient Management
- Brian Knapp
Regional Account Manager, Midwestern BioAg

Spray Drone Demo and Application Methods
- Michael Ott
CEO, Rantizo

Inter-seeding Cover Crops
- Dan Anderson
Iowa State University

2020 Corn and Soybean Disease Update
- Dr. Alison Robertson
Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Iowa State University
- Daren Mueller
Extension Plant Pathologist, Iowa State University

 

12:30 - 1:00 PM

Lunch

 

NOTE: Your group will be assigned a tent for the afternoon sessions to maintain proper social distancing

1:00 - 1:50 PM

An Insight to Manure Management in the Swine Industry

- Keith Kratchmer
Director Nutrient Management/ Compliance, Iowa Select Farms

- Brian Ritland
Director of Agronomic Service, Pinnacle Group

2:00 - 2:50 PM

Cattle and Poultry Manure Perspectives for Business & Agronomy

- Abe Sandquist
Owner, Natural Fertilizer Service, Inc.

- Jeff Koops
Nutrient Management Specialist, Farmers Cooperative Society

3:00 - 3:50 PM

Manure Management Panel

Moderators:

Kevin Kuhn
Resource Conservationist, NRCS

Panelists:

- Keith Kratchmer
Director Nutrient Management/ Compliance, Iowa Select Farms

- Brian Ritland
Director of Agronomic Service, Pinnacle Group

- Abe Sandquist
Owner, Natural Fertilizer Service, Inc.

- Jeff Koops
Nutrient Management Specialist, Farmers Cooperative Society

3:50 - 4:00 PM

Closing comments

- CCA Board Member

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