Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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  • Dairy Management
  • Farm Business Management
  • Field Crops
  • Livestock & Small Farms

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  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Details

Date

February 7, 2018

Time

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location

Quality Inn & Suites
8250 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Cost

$35.00 enrolled with NWNY Team
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

$50.00 Not enrolled with NWNY Team


At the Door
$50.00

Host

Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Cathy Wallace
585-343-3040 x138

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 1, 2018

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Soybean/Small Grains Congress - Batavia Location

February 7, 2018

Soybean/Small Grains Congress - Batavia Location
Topics to be covered:

  • Marestail & Waterhemp Herbicide Resistance
  • Disease Management Issues in Wheat & Soybeans
  • 2017 Soybean Yield Contest Winners: How'd They Do It!
  • Dicamba Tolerant Beans: Learning from the Past, Looking Forward to the Future - * Fulfils Dicamba Training Certification
  • Intersection of Soybean Physiology & Management with Tight Margins & Greater Environmental Variability
  • Industrial Hemp for Small Grain Production
  • Small Grains Updates: Wheat & Malting Barely

Speaker Bio:

Dustin F. Lewis (PhD)

Dr. Lewis is currently the District Manager for the East Coast for BASF. Dustin grew up on a small beef cattle farm in rural East Tennessee. He received his BS and MS in Plant Sciences from the University of Tennessee and followed with a PhD in Agronomy/Crop Science/Weed Science from North Carolina State University. He has worked for BASF since 2013 and has worked his way up the ranks as Field Biologist, Tech Service Manager and Technical Marketing Manager.

Adam P. Gaspar (PhD)

Dr. Gaspar is currently the agronomist for DuPont Pioneer in northern Illinois. He grew up on the family farm in East Central South Dakota. Adam went to the University of Wisconsin for his MS and PhD and his research and extension activities in soybean and wheat have covered many aspects of modern, Midwest row crop production. His research is very applied in nature and the resulting outreach is targeted at the farm level where they can be immediately adopted by producers.





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