Agronomy Update Meeting – Belmont 1/11/2019

Agronomy update at Belmont Inn & Suites on January 11, 2019.  Registration fee will be $45.00 (includes meal and information packet).

Announcing the 2019 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings
University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Agronomy
The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2019. Joe
Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of
last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production.
The registration fee includes a meal and materials. Please pre-register with the Host Agent. A“walk-in” (Late) fee will be
charged to those who have not preregistered. Additional information packets will be available for $21.00 each. Certified
Crop Advisor CEU credits have been requested (3.0 hours in Crop
Management). Below is a list of topics, meeting sites,
dates and times. Please join us at meeting in your area.
Packet Materials
2018 Wisconsin Hybrid Corn Performance Trials – Grain and Silage (A3653)
2018 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test Results (A3654)
Winter wheat varieties for grain in Wisconsin – 2018 (A3868)
Oat and Barley Variety Performance (A3874)
2018 Perennial Forage Variety Update for Wisconsin (A1525)
Extension publications
Agronomy Advice articles
Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association updates
Discussion Topics
Corn
•Corn hybrid grain response to banded fertilizer at planting
•Biological nitrogen fixation of corn
•How does corn respond to “kitchen sink” grain
management?
Soybeans and Small Grains
•2018 soybean and small grains highlights and low-lights
•What we thought we knew about soybean but
really didn’t! #fakenews
•Understanding small grains growth and
development to better manage the crop
Forages
•Hybrid winter rye forage and grain trial results
•Corn silage:grain ratio changes over the last 20 years
For more information please use the following link:
Please call the UW-Extension office by January 4th at (608) 776-4820 to register – or with questions.