2012 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference and Tradeshow
Matt Ruark, Extension Soil Scientist
The agenda has been finalized, so it’s time to mark your calendars for the 2012 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference and Tradeshow, January 10 -12. We look forward to seeing you all at this year’s conference. The Keynote speaker will be Brigadier General Kerry G. Denson (Ret.) who will present a humorous and motivational seminar on leadership in the workplace. Additional information about General Denson can be found at www.appliedleadership.us. Additional day one presentations will include a review and presentation of new information on what we know about pathogens and atrazine in the environment. A special training session (SNAP-Plus for Beginners) is being offered on Wednesday morning on the nutrient management software SNAP-Plus. This session requires pre-registration and is limited to 30 people. Technical sessions on Wednesday and Thursday will cover a range of topics including nutrient management on tile drained land, the industry trait pipeline, and topical discussions on soil fertility and grain, forage, and pest management. In total, 33 CEU credits for CCAs will be available, 2 for professional development, 9 for nutrient management, 4 for soil and water, 8.5 for crop management, and 10 for pest management. Early registration is accepted through December 24th, 2011. The speaker list, information on hotel accommodations, and advance registration forms can be found at http://www.soils.wisc.edu/extension/wcmc/2012/ap.pdf.