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2023 Corn Congress - Waterloo, NY

Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits


January 6, 2023


8:30am - 3:30pm


Quality Inn
2468 NYS Route 414
Waterloo, NY 13165


Pre-pay Online, Per Person : $60.00

(addl attendee $60.00 ea.)

At The Door Price
Pay at the Event, per person : $60.00


Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Mike Stanyard

2023 Corn Congress Agenda

8:30am - 9:50am     Registration, sign-up for DEC & CCA Credits, Visit Vendors

9:55am     Opening Introductions and Announcements:  Mike Stanyard

10:00am - 10:3am     A Review of Corn Diseases in 2022 - Gary Bergstrom, Plant Pathologist, Cornell University

10:30am - 11:00am     Biochar for Field Crop Production - Kathleen Draper, Ithaka Institute for Carbon Intelligence

11:00am - 11:30am     Predicting and Managing the Seedcorn Maggot in Upstate New York - Anna DiPaola, PhD Candidate, Entomology, Cornell University

11:30am - 12:00pm     Weed Control: Herbicide Performance Results and Atrazine Updates - Lynn Sosnoskie, Weed Scientist, Cornell University

 12:00pm - 1:25pm     LUNCH and VISIT VENDORS 

1:30pm - 2:00pm     Biologicals in Corn:  Are They the Silver Bullet? - Allen Wilder, Forage Agronomist, Miner Institute                             

2:00pm - 2:30pm     Supporting On-Farm Experimentation with Digital Agronomy - Louis Longchamps, Digital Agronomist, Cornell University

2:30pm - 3:15pm     Management Tactics for Key Below Ground Insects Attacking Corn - Elson Shields, Retired Cornell Entomologist

                                  2.25 DEC points for categories 1A, 21 and 10 | 0.5 points for category 4

Corn Congress Agenda (PDF; 803KB)

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