Still need 2020 Credits for applicator certification? Want to get ahead on 2021 credits? 

The Michigan Agri-Business Association has partnered with experts from many of our member companies to offer two days of credits across many needed areas.

You can attend as many, or as few of these sessions as you need to gather needed credits. 

Registration for this special, two-day event in December is included as part of full-week registration for the MABA Virtual Winter Conference, being held January 11-14, 2021. Go here to learn more and register for the Winter Conference, which will include attendance at the December event. This way, you can collect any needed 2020 credits while also unlocking Winter Conference attendance.

Program Agenda

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenters: Syngenta Seed Care Institute Team

Technology used for treating seed continues to evolve and it’s critical that operators stay up to date on the latest procedures, regulations, and practices. This session will cover formulation and application, importance of quality application and plantability.
 

CCA: 2.0 PM
RUP: 2.0 Cat. 4, Priv. Core, Comm. Core
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Day 1 schedule (Monday, December 14, 2020)
8:00 - 10:00 AM - Seed Treatment Seminar
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Fumigation Seminar
1:00 - 3:00 PM Facility Pest Control in Agriculture

If you have any questions, email Kara Boring at kara@miagbiz.org

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presenters: Jordan Rivera, Fumigation Services (Stored Grain); Brian Potter, Wilbur Ellis Co. (In-Field Fumigants)

This session is geared toward anyone utilizing fumigation products, covering the fundamentals across both fumigants used for grain management, as well as those used in the field.
 

CCA: 2.0 PM
RUP: 2.0 Cat. FUM, Priv. Core, Comm. Core
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presenter: Mark Vanderwerp, Rose Pest Solutions

General facility pest control is key to keeping unwanted creatures out of your facilities. Mark Vanderwerp will join us to cover basics of facility pest control using a broad range of products to prevent common pests from taking hold.
 

CCA: 2.0 PM
RUP: 2.0 Cat. 7A, Priv. Core, Comm. Core
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Presenter: Rod Stevenson, Bayer

Consideration of environmental conditions has never been more important in the application of pesticides. This season covers weather factors and their influence on application practices.
 

CCA: 1.0 PM
RUP: 1.0 Cat. 1A, Priv. Core, Comm. Core
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Day 2 schedule (Tuesday, December 15, 2020)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Weather Monitoring and Drift Prevention
1:00 - 2:00 PM - Soybean Weed Control
2:00 - 3:00 PM - Fungicide Application Techniques
3:00 - 4:00 PM - Right-of-Way Application

If you have any questions, email Kara Boring at kara@miagbiz.org

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presenter: Dan Puck, Corteva 

Growers have an unprecedented number of soybean herbicide technology platforms at their disposal. Tailoring these options to best meet specific conditions and weed spectrums will be an essential function of crop advisors heading into the 2021 growing season.
 

CCA: 1.0 PM
RUP: ​​​​​​​1.0 Cat. 1A, Priv. Core, Comm. Core
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presenter: Jon Rush, BASF

Disease control is emerging as a critical management requirement in numerous Michigan crops. Optimal application of fungicide products differs in several ways from other pest control products, so it’s essential custom applicators and farmers understand these procedures to ensure optimal control.
 

CCA: 1.0 PM
RUP: 1.0 Cat. 1A, Priv. Core, Comm. Core
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presenter: Kirby Wilmore, Hastings Mutual

Applying products in right-of-way areas, around utility infrastructure and in similar situations carries unique risks, so it's important to consider some of these topics before heading out. 
 

CCA: 1.0 PM
RUP: 2.0 Cat. 6, Priv. Core, Comm. Core

This event is brought to you by MABA's 2020 Sustaining Sponsors.

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