NCACA Fall Meeting

The 2017 NCACA Fall Meeting

November 29 – December 1, 2017 – Raleigh, NC

Homewood Suites Crabtree – Raleigh

5400 Homewood Banks Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27612
919-785-1131

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Wednesday, NOVEMBER 29TH
(All sessions and activities on Wednesday are limited to NCACA Consultant Members only)

11:30: LUNCH
12:30: Xtend Weed Control System Update and Future – Alan York and Eric Blinka

Cotton Insect Management with Bollgard II and 3 – Dominic Reisig and Dan Pitts

Crop and Farm Management with Climate Fieldview – Shannon Crawley and Scott Pitts

Deltapine Cotton Products and Management – Zack Webb

4:30: ADJOURN
6:30:    Consultant’s Dinner at McCormick and Schmicks – Crabtree Valley Mall

Thursday, NOVEMBER 30th
8:00 am Welcome – Mary Wilks, NCACA President

SUPPORTING MEMBER SESSIONS:
8:15 Brianne Reeves – BASF
8:40 Benjamin Soistman – AMVAC Chemical
8:55 Ken Teeter – Syngenta
9:15 Dr. David Long – Albaugh, LLC  – Albaugh Seed Treatment
9:30 Tom Tucker – Arysta
9:45 BREAK

EDUCATION SESSIONS:
10:00: Online information sheet upload system and lab update – Dr. Colleen Hudak Wise and Jeff Vitalis, NCDA Agronomic Division

10:20: Race Determination of Soybean Cyst Nematodes Present in North Carolina – Tyler Whaley Extension Agent-Field Crops and Chris Jernigan-Regional Agronomist

10:50: Peanut Leafspot and Issues and Concerns in Peanuts  (Presentation and Roundtable) – Barbara Shew -Research Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist and Dr. David Jordan-William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Crop Science and Extension Specialist, NCSU

12:00 LUNCH

SUPPORTING MEMBER SESSIONS:
1:00 Tony Weiss – Dow Dupont
1:15 Joel Faircloth – Phytogen
1:30 Tom McKemie – Coastal AgroBusiness
1:45 Brandon Phillips – Americot
2:00 Brandon Williams – Helena Chemical
2:15 Clay Owens – UPI
2:15    BREAK

EDUCATION SESSIONS:
2:30: Industrial Hemp Update
– Emily Febles – NCSU Extension Industrial Hemp Program Manager

3:00: Cotton Thrips Prediction Tool – George Kennedy – William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agriculture, NCSU

3:30: Consultant Discussion: Technology Roundtable

5:30    Trade Show – Elks Lodge
6:30    NCACA Banquet – Elks Lodge 5538 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612

Friday, DECEMBER 1ST
8:00 Welcome – Mary Wilks

SUPPORTING MEMBER SESSIONS:
8:05 Malone Rosemond – Bayer CropScience
8:20 Greg Emerick – Sentera
8:35 Kirk Bell – Waters Ag Labs
8:45 Megan Lybrand – Adama
9:00 Bob Clark – Clark Farm Drainage

EDUCATION SESSIONS:
9:15:
 Nematode and seed treatment research update – Dr. Lindsey Thiessen, NCSU Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology

9:55: Plant Sciences Update – Dr. Rich Bonanno – NCSU CALS Associate Dean

10:15: NCACA Business Meeting

12:00: ADJOURN

NCACA Fall Convention Registration

$105.00
Convention Registration Fee for Full, Provisional, Associate and Affiliate Members.
Fee includes your attendance at all sessions, lunch on Thursday and an invitation to our annual banquet on Thursday evening.
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