Michigan Corn/Soybean/Pest Management Meetings Coming Up

-E. Taylor

Are you looking for the latest information on corn, soybean, and pest management research? Do you need RUP or CCA credits? If you answered yes to either of the those questions then add to you calendar one of the up coming meetings sponsored by Michigan Soybean Checkoff, Corn Marketing Program of Michigan, and Michigan State University Extension.

Meeting Date and Locations:

  • January 15- Sanilac County Career Center (Peck, MI)

    • Register with: Martin Nagelkirk (810) 648-2515
  • February 1- Bavariann Inn Lodge and Conference Center (Frankenmuth, MI)

    • Register with: Emily Sneller (989) 758-2500
  • February 5- Kelly’s Venue Inn (Roger City, MI)

    • Register with: John Pullis (989) 734-2168
  • February 15- Haynes Farm (Mason, MI)

    • Register with: Dan Hudson (517) 676-7207
  • February 18- Cabela’s (Dundee, MI)

    • Register with: Ned Birkey (734) 240-3170
  • Meeting Agenda:

    • 8:30 Registration
    • 9:00 Welcome (Local extension educator)
    • 9:10 Western bean cutworm and soybean aphid (Chis DiFonzo)
    • 9:40 Management of dandelion and other no-till weeds (Christy Sprague)
    • 10:10 Break
    • 10:30 Herbicide interactions (Wesley Everman)
    • 11:00 Manganese management in soybean (Tim Boring)
    • 11:30 STARS- Testing foliar fertilizers in soybean (Dave Pratt)
    • 11:50 Soybean checkoff update (Keith Reinholt)
    • 12:00 Lunch
    • 12:50 MFRN daily market update
    • 1:00 Corn checkoff update (Jody Pollok-Newsom)
    • 1:20 Measuring ecological impacts on corn (Mark Whalon and Alex Johnson)
    • 1:40 Soil organic matter (Stuart Grandy)
    • 2:00 Corn and soybean market prospects (Jim Hilker, Steve Beier @ Cabela’s)
    • 3:00 Adjourn

    *Registration deadline= 7 days before the meeting you plan to attend

    We hope to see you there!

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