Managing Through the Drought: A Special ASA Webinar

Managing Through the Drought: A Special ASA Webinar

Hot, dry conditions have significantly impacted crops across wide areas of the U.S. in 2012.  While some areas have received rain, many are experiencing conditions not seen for many years. 

As a service to our members and certificants, the American Society of Agronomy is offering a webinar for Certified Crop Advisers, Certified Professional Agronomists, ASA Members, and the broader agricultural community on Wednesday, July 11, 2012.   A panel of experts will discuss a number of drought-related topics, including assessing crops and their condition, management recommendations for various situations, risk management, and insurance. A question and answer session will follow the panel discussion.

Confirmed panelists:

  • Shawn Conley, PhD, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
  • Emerson Nafziger, PhD, Professor of Crop Sciences and Extension Agronomist, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign,
  • Chad Lee, PhD, Grain Crops Extension Agronomist, University of Kentucky, and
  • Brian Fuchs, MS, Climatologist, National Drout Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska 
  • Tim Hoffmann, Director of Product Administration and Standards, USDA Risk Management Agency 

As a special program, this webinar is being offered at no charge, but pre-registration is required.  Once registered, the webinar system will send participants a confirmation email with instructions about how to connect.

Date: Wednesday July 11, 2012
Time:  12 Noon to 1:30 pm Central Time, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern, etc.
Cost: No Charge
Format:  Webinar Panel Discussion using GoToMeeting software

Registration & Additional Information

Questions? Contact Michele Lovejoy, American Society of Agronomy, 608-268-4953

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