Agronomy/Soybean Session – AM -Thursday, January 11, 2018

Exhibit Hall

Moderator:  Phillip Sylvester, Extension Agriculture Agent, University of Delaware

8:00 a.m.—8:45 a.m.
Doors Open-Visit with Exhibitors 

8:45 a.m.—8:50 a.m.
Whole Farm Revenue Protection Crop Insurance
Laurie Wolinski, Director, Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Center 

8:50 a.m.—9:05 a.m.
USDA Marketing Assistance Loans—A Marketing and Cash Flow Tool
Maryann Reed, County Executive Director, Kent County Farm Service Agency 

9:05 a.m.—9:35 a.m.
Benefits of On-Farm Grain Storage-Grower Panel
Moderated by Delaware Farm Service Agency

9:35 a.m.—9:55 a.m.
Field Crops Insect Pest Management Update
Bill Cissel, Extension Agent-Integrated Pest Management, University of Delaware

9:55 a.m.—10:05 a.m.
UD Extension Entomology Update
Dr. David Owens, Extension Entomology Specialist, University of Delaware

10:05 a.m. BREAK/VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS 

10:25 a.m.—11:10 a.m.
Soil Types and Management Strategies for Delaware Field Crops
Dr. Jarrod Miller, Extension Agronomy Specialist, University of Delaware

11:10 a.m.—11:40 a.m.
Legal Issues with Saving Seed
Kelly Nuckolls, Extension Legal Specialist, Agriculture Law Education Initiative, University of Maryland 

11:40 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Delaware Soybean Board Remarks and Yield Contest Awards
Jay Baxter, Delaware Soybean Board Chairman 

12:00 p.m.       LUNCH IN DOVER BUILDING

Sponsored by the Delaware Soybean Board

Session Summary:

DE Pesticide Certification Credits:  2.0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits:  2.0
DE Nutrient Management Credits:  .75
MD Nutrient Management Credits:  1.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits: CM: 2.0