Strip Till Farmer announced the approval of 20.5 Certified Crop Adviser credits for the 2018 National Strip-Tillage Conference. Attendees can earn up to 11.5 credits in Nutrient Management, Soil and Water Management and Crop Management.
The National Strip-Tillage Conference will occur July 26-27 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Iowa City, Iowa. The 5th annual conference will feature seven strip-till general session presenters that will deliver an abundance of strip-tilling ideas and strategies, 20 peer-to-peer roundtables for networking and idea sharing, and 12 strip-till classrooms that will provide practical, proven strategies geared for all strip-tillers. Soil health expert Mike Petersen will also lead a special hands-on, post-conference soil health workshop.
Visit the Program Page to view the full lineup of conference speakers and session topics.
2018 National Strip-Tillage Conference attendees can earn up to 8.5 credits by attending the general and classrooms sessions and an additional 3 credits by attending the Mike Petersen workshop. Attendees can register online here or by calling (262) 432-0388 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
|Date||Time||Session||CCA Category||CCA Credits|
|July 26, 2018||9:00-9:45 AM||
Banking of the Proven Benefits of Cover Crops & Strip-Till
|9:50-10:50 AM||Stimulating & Strengthening the Biological Power of Your Strip-Tilled Soils||Soil & Water Management||1|
|11:00-12:00 PM||Building Your First Berms: Early Lessons Learned in Strip-Till||Crop Management||1|
|11:00-12:00 PM||Budgeting for Change & Creativity with a Cost-Effective Strip-Till System||Crop Management||1|
|11:00-12:00 PM||Banking of Data-Driven Decisions to Reduce Nitrogen Needs||Nutrient Management||1|
|11:00-12:00 PM||Pushing Strip-Till Productivity & Profit with High-Value Crops||Crop Management||1|
|12:45-1:45 PM||Branding Fertilizer: Are You Hitting the 'Sweet Spot' or Missing the Mark?||Nutrient Management||1|
|3:30-4:30 PM||Leveraging a Mix-&-Match Strategy to Unlock Cover Cropping Rewards||Crop Management||1|
|3:30-4:30 PM||A Strip-Tiller's Guide to Maximizing Planter Performance & Avoiding Costly Mistakes||Crop Management||1|
|3:30-4:30 PM||Using New Technologies to Enhance Nitrogen Efficiencies in Complex Production Environments||Nutrient Management||1|
|3:30-4:30 PM||Managing What You Measure: Soil Health Tips for Strip-Tillers||Soil & Water Management||1|
|6:45-7:45 PM||Limiting the Variability of Variable-Rate Application||Nutrient Management||1|
|July 27, 2018||7:50-8:45 AM||Digging Into the Dirty Details of Your Strip-Till System to Build Biodiversity||Soil & Water Management||1|
|9:00-10:00 AM||Busting Bins: Tips & Tactics for Strip-Tilling High-Yielding Corn||Crop Management||1|
|9:00-10:00 AM||Leveraging Sensor Technology to be Smarter & Smaller with Nutrient Applications||Nutrient Management||1|
|9:00-10:00 AM||Pushing Production & Profit with Twin-Row Strip-Till||Crop Management||1|
|9:00-10:00 AM||Applying an Agronomic Eye to Selecting Strip-Till Nutrients||Nutrient Management||1|
|10:15-11:00 AM||Keeping Your Soil & Applied Nutrients Where They Belong: In the Field||Nutrient Management||0.5|
|11:10-11:55 AM||What Have We Learned About How Tillage Systems & Cover Crops Affect Soil Health||Nutrient Management||
|1:00-4:00 PM||Workshop: Getting to the Root of Your Strip-Till Soil Health||Nutrient Management||3|
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