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Oklahoma Ag Expo- Day Two

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:43:10 CDT

2017 Oklahoma Ag Expo

November 6-8
Embassy Suites
Norman, Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Ag Expo is a joint venture of the Oklahoma Grain and Feed Association and Oklahoma Agribusiness Retailers Association.


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Here is the agenda as of October 3rd for Day 2 and Day 3




Tuesday, November 7

8:00 a.m. Personal Protection Equipment – What’s the Fuss?

Dr. Renchie will review and discuss how to determine when, how, where and why PPE is important for applicator safety.

Dr. Don L. Renchie, Extension Program Leader and Coordinator Pesticide Safety Education Program, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agricultural & Environmental Safety Unit, TAMU, College Station, TX

(CCA CEU – Integrated Pest Management)

(ODAFF CEU – All categories)

9:00 a.m. Proper Handling of Pesticides – What’s New?

Dr. Renchie will review and discuss proper handling strategies and techniques for applicator safety and pollution mitigation when handling agricultural chemicals.

Dr. Don L. Renchie, Extension Program Leader and Coordinator Pesticide Safety Education Program, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agricultural & Environmental Safety Unit, TAMU, College Station, TX

(CCA CEU – Integrated Pest Management)

(ODAFF CEU – All categories)

10:00 a.m. Trade Show Grain Opening

11:00 a.m. New Cotton Technology and Cropping Systems

Discussion of the new transgenic traits available for cotton production (Enlist, XtendFlex, Bollgard III, Widestrike 3, TwinLink Plus) and how they fit into/change Oklahoma production systems. Stewardship of auxin herbicides used in these systems will also be discussed.

Dr. Randy Boman, Research Director and Cotton Extension Program Leader, OSU Southwest Research and Extension Center, Altus OK

(CCA CEU – Crop Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

1:00 p.m. Xtend Herbicide Technologies What We’re Observing in Oklahoma

Xtend herbicide technology is being widely adapted throughout the state of Oklahoma. This presentation will discuss what we are observing with this technology in our research studies in Oklahoma.

Dr. Todd A Baughman, Program Support Leader, Oklahoma State University – Institute for Agricultural BioSciences, Ardmore OK

(CCA CEU – Crop Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

2:00 p.m. Using Cover Crops as a Weed Management Tool: Challenges and Considerations

Presentation will focus on using cover crops as a weed management tool. This will focus on potential benefits, expectations, challenges and considerations. Information will also be provided on how to terminate cover crops both in a winter and summer cover crop systems. In addition, information will be provided on the impacts of rotating cover crops and other crops, including benefits and potential chemical rotational restrictions.

Dr. Josh Lofton, Assistant Professor – Cropping Systems Specialist, Oklahoma State University – Plant and Soil Science, Stillwater OK

(CCA CEU – Integrated Pest Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. New Fungicide and Herbicide Technology from Syngenta

Syngenta has recently introduced Trivapro® fungicide. Talinor™ herbicide and will be introducing Adepidyn™ fungicide a new potent active ingredient for treatment of yield-reducing foliar diseases. The presentation will cover these new products including their mode of action, use patterns and results.

Dr. Rex Wichert, Customer Marketing Manager, South and East Coast, Syngenta, Memphis TN

(CCA CEU – Crop Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

4:30 p.m. Management Strategies to Reduce Nutrient Losses

This presentation will outline production management strategies that can be employed to reduce fertilizer nutrient losses to the environment and maximize fertilizer use efficiencies.

Dr. Brian Arnall, Precision Nutrient Management, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK

(CCA CEU – Soil & Water Management)





Wednesday, November 8


8:00 a.m. Annual Meeting

8:30 a.m. Applied Science: Because Theory Doesn’t Protect Your Crops

Discussion over John Deere chemical application technology utilized in sprayers and dry box equipment. Will discuss how chemical applications work and how it is beneficial to grower’s operations.

Nathan Wyatt, John Deere Solutions Specialist, John Deere Company, Olathe KS

(CCA CEU – Nutrient Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

9:30 a.m. Climate FieldView – Driving Precision Driven Applications

Using satellite imagery as part of Climate FieldView to drive precision based applications in the field.

Byron Hoover, Climate Business Manager, Climate Corp, Booker TX

(CCA CEU – Crop Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

10:30 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Weed Control in Sesame

Best practices to control weeds in sesame.

Jared Johnson, Field Tech Representative, Sesaco, Austin TX

(CCA CEU – Integrated Pest Management)

(ODAFF CEU – 1a Ag Plant, 10 Demonstration & Research)

 

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