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2023 Soybean & Small Grains Congress - Batavia, NY

Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits


February 15, 2023


8:30am - 3:30pm


Quality Inn & Suites
8250 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020


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 Soybean & Small Grains Congress Agenda

February 15th (Batavia Quality Inn & Suites) and February 16th (Waterloo Quality Inn)



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

9:55                                  Opening Introductions and Announcements:  Mike Stanyard  

10:00 - 11:00                Catch My Drift: Keeping Pesticides Where They Belong                                           
                           Jason Deveau, Application Technology Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Farm & Rural Affairs  

11:00 - 11:30                 Meet the New Cornell Weed Scientist - Future Research Plans & NY Needs

                                    Vipan Kumar, Weed Scientist, Cornell University  

11:30 - 12:00                Disease Management Issues in Small Grains and Soybeans                                                    Gary Bergstrom, Plant Pathologist, Cornell University    

12:00 - 1:25                   LUNCH and VISIT EXHIBITORS    

1:30 - 2:15                      Managing Wheat Yield Potential Utilizing the YEN Program (Grower Panel)

                                           Dennis Pennington, Small Grains Specialist, Michigan State University  

2:15 - 2:45                      Effective Programs for Controlling Marestail in Soybean

                                           Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist, CCE/NNY Team  

2:45 - 3:00                       Small Grains Updates

                                           Mike Stanyard, Field Crops Specialist, CCE/NWNY Team  

3:00 - 3:15                      Our First 100 Bushel Soybean Yield Contest Entry in NY!  Review of 2022 Contest

                                           Mike Stanyard, Field Crops Specialist, CCE/NWNY Team    

3:20                                  Adjourn and pick up DEC credit sheets

Soybean & Small Grains Congress Agenda (PDF; 134KB)

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