Location: UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center
HOW TO REGISTER:
By Mail or Online. Mail your completed registration form with payment to Conference Office, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA 31793-5766. Make checks payable to UGA TCCC/Corn.
You may also register on-line at www.ugatiftonconference.org – click on registration for the Corn Short Course.
The registration fee includes instruction, refreshment breaks and registration. The fee is $5. Registration at the door will be $10.
SUBSTITUTIONS AND CANCELLATIONS:
You can have someone substitute for you at any time – just call and let us know. If you must cancel, please notify the Tifton Campus Conference Center Office by January 22th at 229/386-3416.
WE WANT TO HELP:
Special arrangements for people with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. For these arrangements or more information, call the Conference Office at 229/386-3416.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Contact your county Extension Office or the Conference Office
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction of Program
Dr. Laura Perry Johnson, Associate Dean,Cooperative Extension, UGA, Athens
Program Moderator: Dr. Dewey Lee, Professor, retired – Grain Crops
State Exec., Georgia Corn Growers-UGA, Tifton Campus
8:45 a.m. Managing Nematodes and Foliar Diseases in Corn.
Dr. Bob Kemerait, Plant Pathologist, UGA, Tifton Campus
9:10 a.m. Stress Effects on Growth Rate, Yield and Yield Components of Corn
Dr. Mark Westgate, Professor, Iowa State University, Corn and Soybean Physiologist
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break: Please Visit w/Exhibitors
10:20 a.m. Current Weed Control Topics in Corn
Dr. Eric Prostko, Weed Scientist, UGA, Tifton Campus
10:45 a.m. Irrigation Strategies for Profitable Return in Corn
Dr. Wes Porter, Ag Engineer and Irrigation Specialist, UGA, Tifton Campus
11:30 a.m. Sources and Timing of Sulfur and Magnesium in Corn
Dr. Glen Harris, Soil Scientist, UGA, Tifton Campus
11:50 p.m. Lunch- Visit with Exhibitors – Provided by the Agricultural Commodity Commission for Corn
1:00 p.m. Georgia Corn Growers Associations Business Meeting
Mr. Rodney Harrell, President
Agricultural Commodity Commission for Corn Update
Mr. Robby Brett, Corn Commission
Recognition of Georgia High Yield Producers
Dr. Dewey Lee, UGA Tifton Campus
1:30 p.m. Market Strategies to Improve Profit Opportunities
Dr. Nathan Smith, Ag Economist, Clemson University, Columbia S.Car.
2:00 p.m. Update on Current Topics in Corn Insect Management
Dr. David Buntin, Entomologist, UGA, Griffin Campus
2:30 p.m. Stored Grain Protectant Efficacy in Corn and Returns on Investment
Dr. Michael Toews, Entomologist,UGA, Tifton Campus
3:00 p.m. Industry Door Prizes