2022 CPC Agenda North Platte

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Mid-Plains Community College, 601 W State Farm Rd, North Platte
Room 1
Pest Management & Pesticide Safety
Room 2
Crop, Economics, Soil & Water Management
9 – 9:50 am Registration/Check-in 
9:50 – 10 am Welcome and Introduction 

Weed Management

10 – 10:50 am Management of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth – Nevin Lawrence

Nutrient Management

10 – 10:50 am Nutrient Management for Corn Using the N Calculator – Chuck Burr

Pesticide Application

11 – 11:50 am Spray Quality & Carrier Rate Effects on Pesticide Efficacy and Drift – Bob Klein et al.

11:50 am – 12:20 pm Spray Nozzle Demonstration Group 1 – Randy Lloyd and Bob Klein

Water Management

12:30 – 12:55 pm Fertigation Equipment and Procedures for In-Season Nitrogen Application – Chuck Burr

12:55 – 1:20 pm Exploring Ways to Reduce Pumping Costs – Chuck Burr

11:50 am – 12:30 pm  Group 2 Lunch 11:50 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:20 – 1 pm Group 1 Lunch
12:30 – 1 pm Spray Nozzle Demonstration Group 2 – Randy Lloyd and Bob Klein

Agribusiness Management

12:30 – 12:55 pm Economics Related to Input Decisions for 2022 – Jessica Groskopf

12:55 – 1:20 pm Cropland Cash Rental Rates & Flex Leases in 2022 – Jessica Groskopf

Pesticide & Environmental Safety

1 – 1:30 pm Protecting Wellheads and Waterways – Katie Pekarek

1:30 – 2:20 pm Pesticides: Human Health, the Environment, and the Law – Jennifer Weisbrod, Frank Bright & Greg Puckett

Soil Management

1:30 – 2:20 pm Nitrogen Source Management: Past & Current Research – Javed Iqbal

Disease Management

2 – 2:30 pm Soybean Disease Update – Sarah Sivits

2:45 – 3 pm Corn Disease Update – Stephen Wegulo

3 – 3:15 pm Wheat Disease Update – Stephen Wegulo

Crop Management

2:30 – 2:55 pm Wheat TAPS and Grain Sorghum Variety Testing – Amanda Easterly

2:55 – 3:20 pm Managing input costs to maximize profit: Lessons learned from TAPS – Matt Stockton

Insect Management

3:30 – 3:45 pm Caterpillar Round-up: Armyworms, Cutworms, and Earworms – Julie Peterson

3:45 – 4 pm Chemigation and Other Insecticide: Recommendations for Western Bean Cutworm – Julie Peterson

4 – 4:15 am Year in Review: What's New in Entomology – Ruby Anderson

On-Farm Research

3:30 – 3:45 pm Two Years of Testing Downforce Pressure Planting Systems – Sarah Sivits

3:45 – 4 pm Testing Different Organic Fertilizers in Corn – Sarah Sivits

4 – 4:15 pm Impact of Xyway Fungicides in Nebraska On-Farm Research Trials – Sarah Sivits

4:15 – 4:20 pm Questions and Wrap-up

Survey & Pesticide License Recertification Survey & CCA Credit