Crops Conferences

These one-day seminars offer opportunities to earn pesticide, nutrient management and certified crop adviser credits, and to learn about key current crop management issues.
Crops Conferences - Workshops
Language: English

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When: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
(9:00 AM - 2:30 PM)

Where: The Atrium
1031 New Castle Rd.
Prospect, Pennsylvania 16001
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registration deadline: February 25, 2019
11:59 p.m.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Companies: Sponsor the Penn State Extension Crops Conferences.

The Penn State Extension Crops Conferences are conveniently located around the state. Each conference offers a day-long program with at least two concurrent breakout sessions, giving attendees the opportunity to select topics that are relevant to them and their agricultural operations.

In addition to hearing valuable cropping information from Penn State Field and Forage Crop Specialists, participants will also earn a minimum of 2 category and 2 core pesticide education credits.

Do not miss your opportunity to hear from Penn State Specialists in a location near you!

Who is this for?
  • Individuals interested in earning pesticide, nutrient management, and/or certified crop adviser credits
  • Pesticide applicators
  • Nutrient Managers
  • Crop Advisers
  • Farmers
What will you learn?
  • Key crop management issues
  • Latest crop industry information from extension experts and commercial exhibitors


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

08:30 am Registration - Visit with Exhibitors

09:00 am Welcome

09:10 am Importance of Corn and Soybean Variety Selection (0.5 CM CEU)

Breakout Session 1

10:00 am Soil Fertility: Back to Basics (0.5 NM CEU; 0.5 PA NM)

10:00 am Ear Rots and Mycotoxins (0.5 PM CEU; 1 Category)

Breakout Session 2

10:50 am Stem Disease in Soybeans: Identification and Differentiation (0.5 PM CEU; 1 Category)

10:50 am Herbicide Resistance Management Strategies with Cover Crops (0.5 CM CEU; 1 Category)

Breakout Session 3

01:50 pm Exposure and Record Keeping (0.5 PM CEU; 1 Core)

01:50 pm Making the Most of your Nutrients with Manure Testing and Balance Sheets (0.5 NM CEU; 0.5 PA N)

Breakout Session 4

02:45 pm Optional Session: Dicamba Training (1 CM CEU; 1 Core; 1 Category)

02:45 pm Optional Session: Western Pennsylvania Fermented Beverage Growers Meeting (1 PM CEU; 1 Core; 1 Category)


Agroecology Alternative Crops Conservation Cropping Systems Soil Organic Matter, Health, and Fertility Organic Agronomy

More by Kristy Borrelli 

Soil Health Cover Crops Nutrient Management

More by Claire Coombs 

Cover Crops Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling Cropping System Modeling

More by Charles White 

James Breining

Paul Esker

John Wallace


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