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Field Crops Webinar Series 2021

"Management Decisions that Pay"
Mondays, Feb. 15 - Mar. 22, 2021

7 - 8 p.m. EST

Growers, consultants and agribusiness professionals are invited to
participate in a series of six online programs addressing field crop production and pest management on Monday evenings February 15 through March 22, 2021. Participants will learn how to enhance their corn, soybean and small grain production systems in the coming season and have an opportunity to ask questions of university agricultural experts. The theme for this year's series is Management Decisions that Pay, and each session will focus on the economics of various crop, pest and marketing management strategies.  The live webinar presentations will run 7 - 8 p.m. EST each Monday evening. One MDARD Pesticide Recertification (RUP) Credit will be available through each live webinar for application to one of the following categories:  Private Core, Commercial Core, or Field Crops. One continuing education credit (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisers will also be available for each live session. The sessions will be recorded, and participants can view the programs independently online at a later date (no credits available for viewing recordings). Registration is $20.00 for the full series of six webinars or $5.00 per individual webinar session.

2/15/2021 Corn Yield Drivers and Profit Robbers in the Northern U.S. Corn Belt Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomy Specialist, UW-Madison
2/22/2021 Improving Soybean Production Income Mike Staton, Soybean Educator, MSU
3/1/2021 Improving Wheat Production Income Dennis Pennington, Wheat Specialist, MSU
3/8/2021 Weed Control—Effective Options for Tough Weeds at Different Price Points  Christy Sprague and Erin Burns, Weed Management Specialists, MSU
3/15/2021 Crop Fertility Decisions—When Less is More and When Less is Less  Kurt Steinke, Soil Fertility Specialist, and Jon LaPorte, Farm Business Management Educator, MSU
3/22/2021 Grain Price Outlook and Novel Marketing Strategies Matt Gammans, Agricultural Economist, MSU

Registration for MSU Extension Field Crops Webinar Series is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 21, 2021.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

Contact Eric Anderson at 269-359-0565 or eander32@msu.edu for more information.