AUG. 4 – 5, 2021 • HUTCHINSON

Attendee Schedule

[ Aug. 4 • 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. ]

8:00 a.m.

Onsite Registration

Encampment Building

8:40 – 8:45 a.m.


Encampment Building

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Roles of Adjuvants

Eric Hanson | Land O Lakes | 1A, PM

There are many different options when selecting adjuvants.  The goal of this presentation is to sort out the different types of adjuvants, what specific job they do, and how to select the right type of adjuvant based on the pesticide to be applied, weather conditions and weed spectrum.

Encampment Building

9:35 – 10:25 a.m.

An overview of corn and soybean diseases identification and management

Rodrigo Onofre | Kansas State Plant Pathology | 1A, PM

Identification and management of common soybean and corn diseases that are most common in Kansas cropping systems will be discussed.

Encampment Building

10:25 – 10:45 a.m.


Encampment Building

10:45 – 11:35 a.m.

Four Reasons Why You Need As-Applied Data on Demand

Jeff Pio | Farmobile

Encampment Building

11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Tools and strategies for insect resistant management

Bruce Steward | FMC | 1A, PM

Why does Insecticide resistant management matter?

  • Documented cases of resistance, goal of IRM

Why does resistance happen?

  • Resistance vs Tolerance, how resistance develops

How can we better manage resistance development?

  • Managing resistance through Prevention, managing through an integrated approach

IRM Practices

  • Application Best Practices

Encampment Building

12:25 – 1:15 p.m.


Encampment Building

1:15 – 2:05 p.m.

The dirty dozen of weed resistance

Katie Strathman | BASF | 1A, PM

A discussion on herbicide site of action, weed resistance in Kansas, and the biggest mistakes we make that contribute to this growing problem.

Encampment Building

2:05 – 2:55 p.m.

2021 crop insect pests

Jeff Whitworth | Kansas State Entomology | 1A, PM

Attendees will improve their ability to identify currently active pests in corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, cotton, sunflowers, and alfalfa. Management recommendations for the organisms will also be discussed.

Encampment Building

2:55 – 3:15 p.m.


Encampment Building

3:15 – 4:05 p.m.

Precision spraying: A new way to apply

Brian Ganske | John Deere | 1A, PM


Encampment Building

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Ride and Drive Demo


4:45 – 7:00 p.m.


Encampment Building

[ Aug. 5 • 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ]

*All Thursday presentations will be given three times between 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.*

7:30 a.m.

Exhibits and Tradeshow open

Encampment Building

Your responsibilities as a CDL driver and certified applicator

Lee Olsen | ProValue Insurance | 1A, PM

This training will cover offensive and defensive truck driving, CDL drivers responsibilities, load securement, and driving safety as it pertains to commercial application.

Encampment Building

Weed ID

Kevin Donnelly | Kansas State Agronomy | 1A, PM

This session will involve hands-on training for weed identification techniques and practice identifying weed seedlings.  Key plant structural features to help identify weeds will be highlighted along with common characteristics of weeds within taxonomic families.  Differences in broadleaf and grass weed seedling development and implications for control options will be covered.  Participants will have an opportunity to identify over 40 weed seedlings from live samples.

Encampment Building

Core Hour

TBD | Kansas Dept. of Agriculture | CORE, PM

Encampment Building

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