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Program

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - Special Sessions

Time Room Title
1:00-1:15
Mendota 1-4
Welcome and Introductions
1:10-1:30
Mendota 1-4
Legislative Speaker: Tom Rhatican, Assistant Deputy Secretary
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
1:30-1:45
Mendota 1-4
Brenna Bays, Wisconsin FFA State President
1:45-2:00
Mendota 1-4
WABA Awards Presentations
12:30-1:00
Mendota 1-4
Ahman Green Autograph Session
2:00-3:00
Mendota 1-4
Keynote 1: Ahman Green, Former Packer Football Player (1.0 PD)
3:00-4:00
Mendota 1-4
Keynote 2: Tornado Tim Baker (1.0 PD)
4:15-5:00
Mendota 1-4
WABA Annual Membership Meeting

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - Special Sessions

Time Room Title
9:00-11:00
Monona
SNAP-Plus and SnapMaps Basic Training
Sue Porter, WI DATCP
Laura Ward Good, UW Madison

Pre-registration required. 30 people max. Must bring laptop computer with SNAP-Plus installed. Download the most recent version from snapplus.wisc.edu/.
(2.0 NM)
11:00-12:00
Monona
SNAP-Plus Advanced User Training and Updates
Laura Ward Good, UW Madison
(1.0 NM)
8:00 (1/14)-12:30 (1/15)
Tradeshow Floor
WABA Scholarship Program Silent Auction - 8 am
Wednesday to 12:30 pm Thursday

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Time Room Title
9:00-9:50
Mendota 1-3
Soil Erosion: How Much is Occurring, When and Where?
Richard Cruse (Iowa State Univ.)
Connecting soil and nutrient loss to crop production
Francisco Arriaga (UW Madison)
(1.0 SW)
9:00-9:50
Mendota 4
Industry Roundtable on Herbicide Resistant Trait Pipeline in Soybeans
Steven Snyder (Dow AgroSciences), Tim Trower (Syngenta), Nick Weidenbenner (Bayer Crop Science), & Steve Langton (Monsanto)
(1.0 CM)
9:00-9:50
Mendota 5-8
Improving White Mold Management of Soybeans in Wisconsin
Jaime Wilbur (UW Madison)
Integrated Management of Stripe Rust of Wheat in Wisconsin
Brian Mueller (UW Madison
9:00-9:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
Veterinary Feed Directive
Wayne Nighorn, Agres Consulting LLC
Dr. Katie Mrdutt, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
10:00-10:50
Mendota 1-3
Managing Silage Leachate & Runoff for Water Quality
Becky Larson & Eric Cooley (UW Madison & Discovery Farms)
The Benefit of Gypsum for Crop Production in Wisconsin
Francisco Arriaga (UW Madison)
(1.0 SW)
10:00-10:50
Mendota 4
Nutrient Uptake & Partitioning in Soybeans
Adam Gaspar & Shawn Conley (UW Madison)
All Things King Corn
Joe Lauer (UW Madison)
(1.0 CM)
10:00-10:50
Mendota 5-8
2016 Wisconsin Plant Disease Update
Anette Phibbs (WI DATCP)
The Imperfect World of Disease Resistance
Mehdi Kabbage (UW Madison)
(1.0 PM)
10:00-10:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
Food Safety Modernization Act - What do I Need to do to Comply?
Wayne Nighorn (Agres Consulting LLC, Sherwood)
(1.0 PD)
11:00-11:30
Mendota 1-3
Why is Conserving Wisconsin Soil & Water Resources a Global Necessity?
Richard Cruse (Iowa State Univ.)
(0.5 SW)
11:00-11:30
Mendota 4
Comparison of Soybean Yields in On-farm Trials vs. Small Plot Experiments
Tristan Mueller (Iowa Soybean Assoc.)
(0.5 CM)
11:00-11:30
Mendota 5-8
Lesion Nematodes - Pests of Corn, Soybeans, & Every Other Crop Grown in Wisconsin
Ann MacGuildwin (UW Madison)
(0.5 PM)
11:00-11:30
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
FSMA Sanitary Transportation Regulations
Wayne Nighorn (Agres Consulting LLC, Sherwood)
(1.0 PD)
2:00-2:50
Mendota 1-3
Use of Nitrification Inhibitors with Manure
Carrie Laboski (UW Madison)
Fall Manure & Cover Crops: Who Wins, Who Loses
Matt Ruark (UW Madison)
(1.0 NM)
2:00-2:50
Mendota 4
Managing Equipment During Harvest to Minimize Leaf & Yield Loss
Dan Undersander (UW Madison)
Managing Foliar Fungicide Applications in Low Lignin Alfalfa Systems
Damon Smith (UW Madison)
(1.0 CM)
2:00-2:50
Mendota 5-8
Don't Follow Our Lead: Our Experiences With Off-target Movement of Dicamba in Missouri Last Season
Kevin Bradley (Univ. of Missouri)
Past & Current Status of Pigweed Distribution Throughout Wisconsin
Mark Renz (UW Madison) & Tracy Schilder (WI DATCP)
(1.0 PM)
2:00-2:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
IT Security Issues for Agribusinesses
Mark Eich (Clifton Larson Allen) & Derek Laczniak (M3 Insurance Services)
(1.0 PD)
3:00-3:50
Mendota 1-3
Aerial Irrigation of Dairy Manure & Risk of Microbial Infections
Mark Borchardt (USDA, ARS)
Conclusions From the Manure Irrigation Workgroup
Becky Larson (UW Madison)
(1.0 NM)
3:00-3:50
Mendota 4
GMO Versus Non-GMO Low Lignin Traits: What's the Difference?
Yoana Newman (UW River Falls)
Is There a Yield Penalty to Low Lignin Alfalfa?
Dan Undersander (UW Madison)
(1.0 CM)
3:00-3:50
Mendota 5-8
Herbicide-Resistant Common Waterhemp & Palmer Amaranth in Wisconsin
Nathan Drewitz et al. (UW Madison)
Trying Not to Get Lost in the Weeds: Management of Waterhemp in Corn & Soybean Production Systems
Kevin Bradley (Univ. of Missouri)
(1.0 PM)
3:00-3:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
Millennials Talk About Millennials - What You Should Know About the Evolving Workforce
Panel: Kristen Faucon (Growmark), Aaron Cole (The DeLong Co.), Anne Moore (CHS Larsen Coop)
(1.0 PD)
4:00-4:50
Mendota 1-3
Fertilizer Market Update
Kathy Mathers (The Fertilizer Institute)
(1.0 NM)
4:00-4:50
Mendota 4
Establishing Alfalfa in Corn Silage
John Grabber (USDA, ARS)
Maximizing Milk Production on Wisconsin Pastures: Lessons from the Paddock
Chelsea Zegler, Geoff Brink, Mark Renz (UW Madison & US Dairy Forage Res. Ctr.)
(1.0 CM)
4:00-4:50
Mendota 5-8
Preventing Cover Crops from Becoming Your Next Weed Problem
Dan Smith (NPM)
Palmer Amaranth: An Uninvited Guest to Conservation Plantings
Meaghan Anderson (Iowa State Univ.)
(1.0 PM)
4:00-4:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
Emergency/Crisis Management: An Ounce of Prevention
Paul Rutledge (Johnsonville Sausage)
(1.0 PD)

5:00-7:00 - All Industry Reception - Trade Show Floor


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Time Room Title
9:00-9:50
Mendota 1
Vegetable Weed Management Update
Jed Colquhoun (UW Madison)
9:00-9:50
Mendota 1
Neonicotinoid Insecticides & IPM in Processing Vegetables
Russ Groves (UW Madison)
(0.5 PM)
9:00-9:50
Mendota 2-4
Phosphorus & Potassium Response in No-Till Corn & Soybean Production
Carrie Laboski (UW Madison)
Assessing the Quality of Polymer-Coated Urea
Matt Ruark (UW Madison)
(1.0 NM)
9:00-9:50
Mendota 5-8
2015 Wisconsin Plant Insect Update
Krista Hamilton (WI DATCP)
Insect Management in Conventional Corn
Bryan Jensen (UW Madison)
(1.0 PM)
9:00-9:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
Grain Origination Challenges in Today's Environment
Scott Hansen (White Commercial Corp., Griswold, IA)
(1.0 PD)
9:00-9:50
Tradeshow
Floor
Proper Spray Tank Clean Out
Dan Heider (UW Madison)
(1.0 PD)
10:00-10:50
Mendota 1
Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Modern Snap Bean Production Systems
Matt Ruark (UW Madison)
Vegetable Disease Update
Amanda Gevens (UW Madison)
(0.5 NM/0.5 PM)
10:00-10:50
Mendota 2-4
Nutrient Management
Panel: Joe Baeten (WI DNR), Sara Walling (WI DATCP), Judy Derricks (USDA-NRCS)
(1.0 NM)
10:00-10:50
Mendota 5-8
Insecticidal Seed Treatment in Soybeans
Kelley Tilmon (South Dakota State Univ.)
Recognizing & Protecting Insect Pollinators in the Agricultural Landscape
Bryan Jensen & PJ Leisch (UW Madison)
(1.0 PM)
10:00-10:50
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
Making Facility Maintenance a Pro-Active Plan
Ed LaPreze (Pepper Maintenance, Minier, IL)
(1.0 PD)
10:00-10:50
Tradeshow
Floor
Spray Rig Technology & Features
Tim Reid (Ziegler Ag), Kent Syth (Ag Sysems), Pete Jordan (John Deere Sprayer Dealers of Wisconsin)
(1.0 PD)
11:00-11:30
Mendota 1
Sustainability in US Specialty Crop Production
Paul Mitchell & Deana Knuteson (UW Madison)
(0.5 CM/0.5 PM)
11:00-11:30
Mendota 2-4
Nitrogen Cycling on Wisconsin Dairy Farms
Mark Powell (U.S. Dairy Forage Res. Ctr.)
(0.5 NM)
11:00-11:30
Mendota 5-8
Will You Cry (1F) Over Western Bean Cutworm?
Kelley Tilmon (South Dakota State Univ.)
(0.5 PM)
11:00-11:30
Waubesa/
Kegonsa
EPA Air Emissions Regulations for Grain Elevators
Jennifer Hamill, Renee Bashel, and Lisa Ashenbrenner Hunt (WI DNR)
(0.5 PD)
11:00-11:30
Tradeshow
Floor
Most Common Violations of Appicators
Mark McCloskey (WI DATCP)
(1.0 PD)
1:30-2:20
Mendota 2-4
Commodity Futures Outlook
Brenda Boetel (UW River Falls)
Policy Update on Neonicotinoids, Pyrethroids & Atrazine
Paul Mitchell (UW Madison)
(1.0 CM)
2:30-3:20
Mendota 2-4
Tools & Technology for Practitioners
John Shutske (UW Madison)
On-Farm Traffic Optimization for Increased Efficiency
Brian Luck (UW Madison)
(1.0 CM)

 
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