Full Recertification

7B/4 Recertification

Registration

Association staff
7 – 8:00 a.m.
Kansas Grain and Feed Association

Welcome and housekeeping

7B

Fumigation Program: Safety or Compliance?

John Ricker
8 – 8:55 a.m.
ProValue Insurance

A closer look to determine if the priority of your current program is to check the box or focus on actually how the fumigation process is being done.

7B

Vertebrate Pest Control

Mike Morgan
8:55 – 9:45 a.m.
M&M Specialty Services

Presentation will discuss how to get and keep destructive vertebrate pests under control, the behaviors and control methods for birds, rats and mice in your facility, as well as what practices work/do not.

Break – Visit the tradeshow floor

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

7B

Integrated Pest Management That Works

Mike Morgan
10:45 – 11:35 a.m.
M&M Specialty Services

Presentation will cover sanitation/housekeeping to remove harborage for insects, loading bins properly to ensure proper air flow, aeration to cool grain and slow/stop insect activity, monitoring of grain to enable quick response before economic damage is done, bin and facility treatment to maximize control, proper pesticide usage to avoid over application, and modes of action differences to help reduce resistance.

7B/4

Wheat Seed Treatment: More than pretty colored seeds 

TJ Binns
11:35 – 12:25 p.m.
Syngenta

Presentation will cover sanitation/housekeeping to remove harborage for insects, loading bins properly to ensure proper air flow, aeration to cool grain and slow/stop insect activity, monitoring of grain to enable quick response before economic damage is done, bin and facility treatment to maximize control, proper pesticide usage to avoid over application, and modes of action differences to help reduce resistance.

Lunch – Visit the tradeshow floor

12:25 – 1:30 p.m.

7B

Fumigation: Challenges and Alternatives

Tom Phillips
1:30 – 2:20 p.m.
KSU Entomology

Presentation will cover when to fumigate, available fumigants and application labels, challenges with fumigants, and fumigant alternatives. Phillips will also cover a bit of on insect biology and monitoring.

7B/4

Effect of Seed Treatments on Stand Establishment, Early Season Diseases and Yield of Soybeans in KS

Jeff Ellis
2:20 – 3:10 p.m.
Syngenta

Presentation will look at why seed treatments are critical to soybean stand established and ultimately sets the stage for the growing season, soybean seedling identification, how certain mode of actions used for seed treatment can impact early season pressure from Soybean Cyst Nematode and other key nematode species, SDS identification and management with seed treatments, yield impacts of seed treatments, and how a grower’s overall profit margins can be increased with agronomically sound seed treatments

Break – Visit the tradeshow floor

3:10 – 4:10 p.m.

7B/4

Modern Seed Care: Crop Protection and Plant Growth Promotion

Jeff Ochampaugh
4:10 – 5:00 p.m.
Agrilead Inc.

This presentation will cover the emergence of new seed applied technologies, application considerations for new technologies, understanding and communicating treatment plans, pre-season planning and operational readiness, and post-season wrap up and stewardship practices. Ochampugh will answer questions about new product types that have and are emerging in the market and answer questions about about new operational capabilities that will be required to offer the new technologies to customers. Ochampaugh will focus upon being prepared to do a good job treating seed which includes understanding the purpose of the products, being operationally ready to correctly execute treatment plans, and ultimately to deliver the most value possible for the business and grower customers.

CORE

Core Hour

Kansas Dept. of Agriculture
5:00 – 5:50 p.m.

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