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Monday, December 28, 2015

Registration Continues for the 2016 Ag Professional Research Updates

By Dave Nicolai, Coordinator for the Institute for Ag Professionals

The 2016 Ag Professional Research Update Sessions are scheduled for these locations: Waseca  (Jan 5), Kasson (Jan 6), Lamberton (Jan 7), Morris (Jan 12), Willmar (Jan 13) and Crookston (Jan 14 ). On-line registration by site is listed below. The registration fee is $45 through Dec 31st and $50 after Jan 1st. Registration will be available at Noon; start time is 12:30 pm. The program continues until 4:40 pm. Please refer to the Institute for Ag Professionals Research Update web page for additional information and registration as well. At the 2016 University of Minnesota Research Update for Ag Professionals, you will find research-based strategies to deal with today's changing pests, diseases, varieties, and nutrient and environmental 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.


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 Management and 3 in Pest Management with the exception of the Crookston location which will offer 1 in Nutrient Management, 3 in Pest Management and 1 in Crop Management.

Who should attend?

Agronomists, ag salespeople (seeds, chemicals, fertilizers), crop consultants, crop production specialists, Extension educators, agriculture government agency personnel, farm managers, and anyone else who would benefit from some professional training.

Registration by location.

Click on the "register online" location listed below each of the individual location agendas in order to begin your registration process. Find the most convenient location. Use the register button for online credit card registration.

Waseca
Tuesday, January 5, 12:30–4:40

Southern Research and Outreach Center
35838 120th Street (map)
PH: 507-835-3620
Sessions

  • Updates on corn and soybean diseases: Observations, management and mysteries – Dr. Dean Malvick
  • Corn insect update: Dynamic changes in pests, insecticides, and trait resistance – Dr. Ken Ostlie
  • Updates on soybean aphid insecticide resistance and use of remote sensing for soybean aphid scouting – Dr. Bob Koch
  • Multiple resistant weeds: Where do we go from here? – Dr. Jeff Gunsolus
  • The Not-so-simple task of managing nitrogen – Dr. Fabián Fernández
View the session abstracts (136 K PDF).
Register online for the 2016 Waseca session 

Kasson
Wednesday, January 6, 12:30–4:40

Events by Saker
401 8th Street SE (map)
PH: 507 634-7400
Sessions
  • Updates on corn and soybean diseases: Observations, management and mysteries – Dr. Dean Malvick
  • Corn insect update: Dynamic changes in pests, insecticides, and trait resistance – Dr. Ken Ostlie
  • Updates on soybean aphid insecticide resistance and use of remote sensing for soybean aphid scouting – Dr. Bob Koch
  • Multiple resistant weeds: Where do we go from here? – Dr. Jeff Gunsolus
  • The Not-so-simple task of managing nitrogen – Dr. Fabián Fernández

View the session abstracts (136 K PDF).
Register online for the 2016 Kasson session 

Lamberton
Thursday, January 7, 12:30–4:40

Southwest Research and Outreach Center
23669 130th Street (map)
PH: 507-752-7372
Sessions
  • Updates on corn and soybean diseases: Observations, management and mysteries – Dr. Dean Malvick
  • Corn insect update: Dynamic changes in pests, insecticides, and trait resistance – Dr. Ken Ostlie
  • Updates on soybean aphid insecticide resistance and use of remote sensing for soybean aphid scouting – Dr. Bob Koch
  • Multiple resistant weeds: Where do we go from here? – Dr. Jeff Gunsolus
  • The Not-so-simple task of managing nitrogen – Dr. Fabián Fernández

View the session abstracts (136 K PDF).
Register online for the 2016 Lamberton session 

Morris
Tuesday, January 12, 12:30–4:40

West Central Research and Outreach Center
46352 State Highway 329 (map)
PH: 320-589-1711
Sessions
  • Updates on corn and soybean diseases: Observations, management and mysteries – Dr. Dean Malvick
  • Corn insect update: Dynamic changes in pests, insecticides, and trait resistance – Dr. Ken Ostlie
  • Updates on soybean aphid insecticide resistance and use of remote sensing for soybean aphid scouting – Dr. Bob Koch
  • Multiple resistant weeds: Where do we go from here? – Dr. Jeff Gunsolus
  • The Not-so-simple task of managing nitrogen – Dr. Fabián Fernández

View the session abstracts (136 K PDF).
Register online for the 2016 Morris session 

Willmar
Wednesday, January 13, 12:30–4:40

Best Western Plus
240 23rd St. SE (map)
PH: 320-235-6060
Sessions
  • Updates on corn and soybean diseases: Observations, management and mysteries – Dr. Dean Malvick
  • Corn insect update: Dynamic changes in pests, insecticides, and trait resistance – Dr. Ken Ostlie
  • Updates on soybean aphid insecticide resistance and use of remote sensing for soybean aphid scouting – Dr. Bob Koch
  • Multiple resistant weeds: Where do we go from here? – Dr. Jeff Gunsolus
  • The Not-so-simple task of managing nitrogen – Dr. Fabián Fernández

View the session abstracts (136 K PDF).
Register online for the 2016 Willmar session 

Crookston
Thursday, January 14, 12:30–4:40

Northwest Research and Outreach Center
2900 University Avenue (map)
PH: 218-281-8602
Sessions
  • Soybean cyst nematode research update – Dr. Phillip Glogoza
  • All the Bug News fit to print – Dr. Ian MacRae
  • Population dynamics of barley yellow dwarf in Minnesota and beyond – Dr. Madeleine Smith
  • Small grains variety update – Dr. Jochum Wiersma
  • Are sulfur deficiencies becoming more common in northern Minnesota? – Dr. Dan Kaiser

View the session abstracts (198 K PDF).
Register online for the 2016 Crookston session 

 *Additional agronomic topics will be presented this year at selected sites by University of Minnesota Crops Educators; Phil Glogoza and Ryan Miller and IPM Specialist Bruce Potter.

Questions about registration?
Contact Larisa with registration questions at 651-480-7732 or jenri001@umn.edu. 

Questions regarding the program content, or disability accommodations, can be directed to Dave Nicolai, Program Coordinator, nico0071@umn.edu.

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