2017 Illinois CCA Conference Program Schedule

Registration for the 2017 Conference WILL BE available online soon.

7:00am - 8:00am Registration      
8:00am to 8:05am Welcome / Opening Scott Lagger, Illinois CCA Board Chairman  
8:05am - 8:35am Issues in Nutrient Stewardship Sally Fils, The Fertilizer Institute 0.5 NM
8:37 to 9:27 How CCAs can Help Promote Voluntary Conservation Ivan Dozier, NRCS 1.0 SW
9:27 to 9:35 Recognition of the Illinois CCA of the Year - CCA Update Scott Lagger, Illinois CCA Board Chairman  
9:35 to 9:50 Break    
9:50 to 10:20 What Have We Learned from Nutrient Meta-Analysis Sally Fills, The Fertilizer Institute 0.5 NM
10:22 to 11:12 CCA's Role in Sustainability Mary Tate, Kellogg Company 0.5 CM,
0.5 PD
11:14 to 11:44 Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Update Warren Goetsch, IDoA 0.5 NM
11:45 to 12:45 Lunch    
12:50 to 1:40 Dicamba Management & Pesticide Policy - The Big Picture Jean Payne, IFCA
Doug Owens, IDoA
1.0 PM
1:42 to 2:12 Will Crop Rotations in IL Have to Change Emerson Nafziger, U of I 0.5 CM
2:15 to 3:05 Conservation Drainage: Managing Drainage Water for Productivity
and Water Quality
Laura Christianson, U of I 1.0 SW
3:05 to 3:20 Break    
3:20 to 4:10 Profitability and Concerns of Midwest Farms Gary Schnitkey, U of I 0.5 CM
0.5 PD
4:12 to 4:22 Cover Crops Heidi Peterson, IPNI 0.5 SW
4:45  Closing Remarks / Dismissal    
       
CEUs NM         1.5
CEUs SW         2.5
CEUs IPM        1.0
CEUs CM         1.5
CEUs PD          1.0
CEUs, Total       7.5
***We will start promptly at 8 a.m.!!! Please allow plenty of registration time!!!***