Alabama Row Crops Short Course 2019, December 10

At the Auburn University Hotel & Conference Center

The Alabama Row Crops Short Course is an excellent opportunity for producers to expand their knowledge with researchers on the cutting edge of agricultural technology. For more information, contact Audrey Gamble at avg0001@aces.edu


Where & When:

December 10th – The  conference will take place at Auburn Hotel and Conference Center.

Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center

241 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830

Workshop Session Topics

Alabama Row Crops Short Course 2019 Agenda

Time

Speaker

Topic

Location

8:00 – 8:10 AM
Dr. Paul Patterson, Auburn University
Welcome Address
Auditorium

8:10 – 8:45 AM
Administrator Daniel Whitley, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
Global Agricultural Markets Situation and Outlook
Auditorium

8:45 – 9:20 AM
Dr. Jody Campiche, National Cotton Council
National Cotton Council Mission and Structure
Auditorium

9:20 – 9:55 AM
Bob Redding, The Redding Firm
Washington D.C Update on Peanut Industry
Auditorium

9:55 – 10:15 AM
BREAK
Legacy Ballroom

10:15 – 10:50 AM
Dr. Eve Brantley, Auburn University
Irrigation Expansion in Alabama
Auditorium

10:50 – 11:25 AM
Cole Waggoner, Bayer Crop Science
Bayer Crop Science Update on Glyphosate
Auditorium

11:25 AM – 12:00 PM
Gold Sponsor Representatives
Industry Updates
Auditorium

Lunch will be held at 12:00 – 1:10 PM in the Grand Ballroom

Time

Speaker

Topic

Location

1:10 – 1:35 PM
Dr. Tim Brenneman, University of Georgia
Early Season Disease Management- The Foundation for a Great Crop
Auditorium

1:35 – 2:00 PM
Dr. Scott Monfort, University of Georgia
Economic and Yield Impacts of Higher than Recommended Seeding Rates
Auditorium

2:00 – 2:25 PM
Dr. Kip Balkcom, USDA-ARS
Cover Crops for Peanut Production Systems
Auditorium

2:25 – 2:45 PM
BREAK
Legacy Ballroom

Time

Speaker

Topic

Location

2:45 – 3:10 PM
Dr. Scott Graham
Lygus/Thrips Trait: A New Tool for Cotton IPM
Auditorium

3:10 – 4:00 PM
Stan Usery Jr., Limestone County; Nick McMichen, Cherokee County; Russell Wiggins, Covington County; Shep Morris Jr., Macon County
Cotton Grower Panel
Auditorium

Time

Speaker

Topic

Location

1:10 – 1:35 PM
Dr. Erick Larson, Mississippi State University
Corn Population and Yield Response to Other Management Factor
Oak

1:35 – 2:25 PM
Chad Henderson, Limestone/Madison County; Will Curtis, Pike County; Stewart McGill, Madison County
Corn Grower Panel
Oak

2:25 – 2:45 PM
BREAK
Legacy Ballroom

2:45 – 3:10 PM
Dr. Daniel Stephenson, Louisianna State University
Weed Management in Soybean and Small Grain Crops
Oak

Time

Speaker

Topic

Location

3:10 – 3:35 PM
Dr. Kathy Lawrence, Auburn University
Soybean Nematode Control
Oak

3:35 – 4:00 PM
Simerjeet Virk, University of Georgia
Adjust Planter Downforce for Field Conditions to Maximize Emergence
Oak

A social session will take place from 4:00 – 6:00 PM in the Legacy Ballroom.

Registration & Hotel Booking

Fees:

Registration is FREE until November 30th. After November 30th, registration fees will increase to $40.

Lunch will be provided.

Register


Hotel Accommodation:

To book at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center, call 800-228-2876.

Sponsorship

Sponsor Registration Fee Options:

  • Gold sponsors ($3000 or more) will receive a table/space to bring information and meet with the participants as well as 10 minutes in the program to provide an update.
  • Silver sponsors ($1000-$2999) will receive a table/space to bring information and meet with the participants as well as 5 minutes during our social event to provide an update.
  • Bronze sponsors ($500-$999) will receive a table/space to bring information and meet with the participants.  

Sponsor Registration

Directions

Below is the information for the drive to Auburn.

From Montgomery:

Take I-85 North towards Auburn. Travel approximately 49 miles, and take Exit 51 (Auburn). At the end of the ramp, make a left onto College Street. Go approximately 3.5 miles. The Hotel and Conference Center is located on the right-hand side of the street, directly across from Draughon Library.

From Birmingham:

Take US Highway 280 East approximately 110 miles. Make a right onto Highway 147, and follow it five miles to Auburn. The Hotel and Conference Center is located on the left, directly across from Draughon Library.