Thursday, January 13, 2022

 Holiday Inn Express, Beatrice, NE

Room 1
Pest Management & Pesticide Safety

Room 2
Crop, Economics, Soil & Water Management

8 – 8:50 am
Registration/Check-in
8:50 – 9 am
Welcome and Introduction

Disease Management

9:00 – 9:15 am Corn Disease Update – Stephen Wegulo 

9:15 – 9:30 am Wheat Disease Update – Stephen Wegulo

9:30 – 9:50 am Soybean Disease Update – Kyle Broderick

Nutrient Management

9 – 9:50  am Nutrient Management for Corn Using the N Calculator – Nathan Mueller, Gary Lesoing, Aaron Nygren

Weed Management

10 – 10:30 am Effects of Dicamba 2,4-D Micro-Rates on Soybean

10:30 – 10:40 am PRE and POST Herbicides in Industrial Hemp

10:40 – 10:50 am Palmer amaranth Control in Corn and Soybean – Stevan Knezevic

Water Management

10 – 10:25 am Fertigation Equipment and Procedures for In-Season Nitrogen Application – Steve Melvin

10:25 – 10:50 am Exploring Ways to Reduce Pumping Costs – Aaron Nygren

Insect Management

11 – 11:25 am 2021 Year in Review – Bob Wright

11:25 – 11:50 am Soybean Gall Midge Research Update on a New Emerging Pest of Soybean – Justin McMechan

Crop Management

11 – 11:50 am Wheat for Eastern NE – Nathan Mueller

11:50 am  12:30 pm
Lunch

Pesticide & Environmental Safety

12:30 – 1pm Protecting Wellheads and Waterways – Carla McCullough

1 – 1:50  pm Pesticides: Human Health, the Environment, and the Law - Jennifer Weisbrod, Frank Bright & Greg Puckett

Agribusiness Management

12:30-12:55 pm Economics Related to Input Decisions for 2022 - Glennis McClure

12:55-1:20 pm Cropland Cash Rental Rates & Flex Leases in 2022 - Jim Jansen

Pest Management

2 – 3:20 pm  Developing a Weed Management Plan – Chris Proctor, Nathan Mueller, Gary Lesoing, Aaron Nygren

Soils

1:30 – 1:55  pm Nitrogen Source Management: Past & Current Research– Javed Iqbal

1:55 – 2:20  pm  Precision N Management - Laila Puntel

On-Farm Research

2:30 – 2:45 pm  Years Evaluating the Impacts of Winter Terminated and Winter Hardy Cover Crops on Crop Yield and Soil Health – Gary Lesoing

2:45 – 3:20 pm Optimizing N in Wheat with Sensor-based Management in Variable Fields – Laila Puntel and Monte Murkle