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2012 January Research Updates for Ag Professionals

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By Dave Nicolai, Coordinator for the Institute for Ag Professionals

 

Face the 2012 crop year armed with the latest University of Minnesota research Each year brings new crop production challenges. As an agricultural professional, keeping up with these new issues is a top priority. At the 2012 University of Minnesota Research Update for Ag Professionals, you will find research-based strategies to deal with today's pest, disease, variety, and nutrient recommendations. Presentations and discussions at the update will allow you to visit with experienced university researchers and offer you the opportunity to visit with colleagues to discuss topics of interest to you in your region. You will leave with research-based knowledge and field-tested solutions that will help you in the field for the year 2012.  Descriptions of the research update presentations can be viewed at the Institute for Ag Professionals web site.

 

CEU Credits for Certified Crop Advisors

Continuing education units for Certified Crop Advisors are given for the Research Updates. CEU credits which have been applied for at each location are; 1 in Nutrient Mgt and 3 in Pest Mgt with the exception of the Crookston location which will offer 1 in Nutrient Mgt, 3 in Pest Mgt and 1 in Crop Mgt. Certified Crop Advisors are encouraged to bring their CCA identification card in order to facilitate CEU sign-up.

 

Who Should Attend?

Agronomists, Ag Salespeople (seeds, chemicals, fertilizers), Crop Consultants, Crop Production Specialists, Regional Extension Educators, Agriculture Government Agency Personnel Farm Managers, and anyone else who would benefit from some professional training.

 

2012 Dates - Click on the "register online" location listed below each of the individual location agendas in order to begin your registration process.

2012 Dates and Locations

 

Find the most convenient location. Use the Register button for online credit card registration, or use the Mail-in Registration.

 

Waseca

Tuesday,  January 3

12:30 - 4:40

Southern Research & Outreach Center
35838 120th Street
PH: 507-835-3620

·         Use Of Plant Analysis:  Can It Be Used For Making Nutrient Management Decisions?- Dr. Dan Kaiser

·         What Can We Expect From Goss's Wilt, SDS And Other Important Corn And Soybean Diseases In The Future? - Dr. Dean Malvick

·         Corn And Soybean Weed Management - Changes And Challenges For 2012 And Beyond - Dr. Jeff Gunsolus 

·         Corn And Soybean Insects:  What's New, What Works, What Doesn't!  Dr. Ken Ostlie

 

Moderator - Ryan Miller

 

Click here to register online for the 2012 Waseca session!

 

 

Kasson

Wednesday,  January 4 12:30 - 4:40

Events (Formerly Diggers Bar &Grill)
401 8th Street S. E.
PH: 507 634-7400

·         Use Of Plant Analysis:  Can It Be Used For Making Nutrient Management Decisions?- Dr. Dan Kaiser

·         What Can We Expect From Goss's Wilt, SDS And Other Important Corn And Soybean Diseases In The Future? - Dr. Dean Malvick

·         Corn And Soybean Weed Management - Changes And Challenges For 2012 And Beyond - Dr. Jeff Gunsolus 

·         Corn And Soybean Insects:  What's New, What Works, What Doesn't!  Dr. Ken Ostlie

 

Moderator - Lisa Behnken

 

Click here to register online for the 2012 Kasson session!

 

 

Lamberton

Thursday, January 5

12:30-4:40

Southwest Research & Outreach Center
23669 130th Street
PH: 507-752-7372

·         Use Of Plant Analysis:  Can It Be Used For Making Nutrient Management Decisions?- Dr. Dan Kaiser

·         What Can We Expect From Goss's Wilt, SDS And Other Important Corn And Soybean Diseases In The Future? - Dr. Dean Malvick

·         Corn And Soybean Weed Management - Changes And Challenges For 2012 And Beyond - Dr. Jeff Gunsolus 

·         Corn And Soybean Insects:  What's New, What Works, What Doesn't!  Dr. Ken Ostlie

 

Moderator - Liz Stahl

 

Click here to register online for the 2012 Lamberton session!

 

 

Willmar

Tuesday, January 10
12:30 - 4:40

Holiday Inn Conference Center
2100 E. Hwy 12
PH: 320-235-6060

·         Use Of Plant Analysis:  Can It Be Used For Making Nutrient Management Decisions?- Dr. Dan Kaiser

·         What Can We Expect From Goss's Wilt, SDS And Other Important Corn And Soybean Diseases In The Future? - Dr. Dean Malvick

·         Corn And Soybean Weed Management - Changes And Challenges For 2012 And Beyond - Dr. Jeff Gunsolus 

·         Corn And Soybean Insects:  What's New, What Works, What Doesn't!  Dr. Ken Ostlie

 

Moderator - Jodi DeJong-Hughes

 

Click here to register online for the 2012 Willmar session!

 

 

Morris

Wednesday,  January 11
12:30 - 4:40

WC Research & Outreach Center
46352 State Highway 329
PH: 320-589-1711

·         Use Of Plant Analysis:  Can It Be Used For Making Nutrient Management Decisions?- Dr. Dan Kaiser

·         What Can We Expect From Goss's Wilt, SDS And Other Important Corn And Soybean Diseases In The Future? - Dr. Dean Malvick

·         Corn And Soybean Weed Management - Changes And Challenges For 2012 And Beyond - Dr. Jeff Gunsolus 

·         Corn And Soybean Insects:  What's New, What Works, What Doesn't!  Dr. Ken Ostlie

 

Moderator - Dave Nicolai

 

Click here to register online for the 2012 Morris session!

 

 

Crookston

Thursday,  January 12
12:30 - 4:40

NW Res. & Outreach Center
Ag Research Center Auditorium
PH: 218-281-8602

·         Use Of Plant Analysis:  Can It Be Used For Making Nutrient Management Decisions?- Dr. Dan Kaiser

·         Small Grain Weed Control Update -  Dr. Beverly Durgan 

·         An Insect Retrospective - 2011 - Dr. Ian MacRae 

·         Corn And Soybean Insects:  What's New, What Works, What Doesn't!  Dr. Ken Ostlie

·         Spring Wheat Update - Dr. Jochum Wiersma 

 

Moderator - Phil Glogoza

 

Click here to register online for the 2012 Crookston session!

 

 

Mail-in Registration

If you prefer to mail your registration in, please download this document - 2012 Research Update Registration Form - and mail the completed document along with the registration fee of $45 ($50 after 12/31/11) to reserve your space.

 

Make checks payable to University of Minnesota. Send registration form and payment to:

Extension Registration
IAP - Conference Services
University of Minnesota Extension
405 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55108

 

Questions

Questions regarding the program content, or disability accommodations, can be directed to Dave Nicolai, Program Director, (612) 625-2778 nico0071@umn.edu

 

 

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