8:40 – 8:45 a.m.
8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
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.
9:35 – 10:25 a.m.
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.
10:25 – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 – 11:35 a.m.
Jeff Pio | Farmobile
11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Bruce Steward | FMC | 1A, PM
Why does Insecticide resistant management matter?
Why does resistance happen?
How can we better manage resistance development?
12:25 – 1:15 p.m.
1:15 – 2:05 p.m.
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.
2:05 – 2:55 p.m.
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.
2:55 – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 – 4:05 p.m.
Brian Ganske | John Deere | 1A, PM
4:15 – 4:45 p.m.
4:45 – 7:00 p.m.
*All Thursday presentations will be given three times between 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.*
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.
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.
TBD | Kansas Dept. of Agriculture | CORE, PM