August 3 – 4, 2022


August 3 – 4, 2022 | Hutchinson: Kansas Applicator Institute: Where applicators and certified crop advisors discuss tomorrow’s precision application – today.

Keynote Speakers

Training Program Disclaimer

This presentation and any accompanying materials are for informational and educational purposes only and are intended to assist attendees as they strive to improve workplace safety and compliance.   While presentations attempt to thoroughly and accurately address the specific topics presented, attendance is not a substitute for a comprehensive training and compliance program which is the responsibility of the employer or industry.

Nothing in the presentations is intended to create a contractual relationship between the attendee and presenter or the attendee’s employer and presenter for safety and compliance and attendees and their employer/industry are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with workplace health and safety laws, rules, regulations, and industry standards.  The information presented does not constitute legal or other professional advice or guidance.  The information presented is intended to educate on specific topics of safety and compliance but is not an exhaustive statement of your employer’s/industry’s legal obligations which are defined by statute, regulations, rules, regulatory interpretations, and industry standards.  Furthermore, regulators may modify rules and interpretations based upon new technology, information, or circumstances and the employer/industry is responsible for keeping independently apprised of such developments.

Presenters make no warranties, express or implied, as to the fitness of the information and presentation for any purpose or as to results obtained by individual using the information and are not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information and presentation.

By attending this presentation, the attendee and its employer/industry agrees to hold all presenters harmless for any loss or damage claimed to have arisen out of this presentation.  Presenters do not take responsibility for inappropriate use or application of information or instruction provided in this presentation.

Dr. Sarah Lancaster

Kansas State University

Topic: Weed Identification

Dr. Rodrigo Onofre

Kansas State University

Topic: An Overview of Corn and Soybean Diseases Identification and Management

Dr. Jeff Whitworth

Kansas State University

Topic: 2022 Crop Insect Pests

Garrett Martin

ProValue Insurance

Topic: Your Responsibilities as a CDL Driver and Certified Applicator

Katie Strathman


Topic: How to Herbicide

Tyler Meyers

Kansas State University

Topic: Reconsidering Your Residual Herbicides in Corn

Dr. Vipan Kumar

Kansas State University

Topic: Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in Kansas Cropping Systems

Isaac Barnhart

Kansas State University

Topic: Weed Detection Technology Using Precision Sprayers and Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Raymond Cloyd

Kansas State University

Topic: Understanding the Fundamentals of Resistance Management: Why Resistance Management is Important in Managing Insect and Mite Pests


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2000 N. Poplar Street
Hutchinson, KS 67502
(620) 669-3600

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