Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

February 12, 2019

Time

10 am-3 pm

Location

Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake St
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Cost

$30.00
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 7, 2019

EVENT HAS PASSED

2019 Corn Day

February 12, 2019


2019 Corn Day

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
 The Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake St, Cooperstown
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $30 per person (includes lunch)


Agenda

10:00-10:30 am Registration, Coffee and Danish
You must be present by 10:30 and have your Applicator ID with you
upon signing the roster to receive credit.
 
10:30-11:30 am Using corn yield data to make nitrogen management decisions
Karl Czymmek, Senior Extension Associate
PRO-DAIRY, Department of Animal Science Cornell University
 
11:30 am-Noon Weed control programs for notill and high residue corn production
Michael Hunter, Field Crops Specialist, CCE North Country Regional Ag Team  

Noon-1:30 pm Lunch
 
1:30-2:00 pm Maximizing Control and Minimizing Cost:
How to make the most of your weed control $$$
Michael Hunter, Field Crops Specialist, CCE North Country Regional Ag Team  
 
2:00-3:00 pm Danger at the doorstep? Corn Rootworm and Western Bean Cutworm
Dr. Elson Shields, Department of Entomology Cornell University  

Registration is $30 per person: Pre-registration is required!

2 DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits: Categories 1a, 10, 21 or 23

Certified Crop Advisor CEUs:  1 CEU Integrated Pest Management
1 CEU Crop Management
1 CEU Nutrient Management

Pay online with credit card with link above. Note: Your transaction may take up to 60 seconds to complete. To help avoid duplicate payments, please wait and do not click the "Register for Event" button more than once.

Or fill out the registration form on the attached pdf and return it along with payment to:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350.
Make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension

Please call 315.866.7920 if you have any questions.

Registration must be received in the office by noon on Friday, February 8, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Registration allows us to communicate any cancellations or changes in arrangements.

Note that if you receive a blank registration confirmation, please email herkimer@cornell.edu and we will forward you the correct confirmation.  This has been a problem for some email servers such as Yahoo and Verizon.


2019 Corn Day (PDF; 954KB)


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