The 2023 NCACA Fall Consultant’s Convention
December 6-8, 2023

NEW LOCATION FOR 2023:

Hampton Inn Crabtree
Raleigh, NC

SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, December 6TH

11:30: LUNCH at Hampton Inn Crabtree

12:00-2:00: Kevin Matthews, Deep Creek Grain, Inc
Utilizing A Program Approach to Crop Production

2:00: BREAK

2:15-3:30: Dr. Dominic Reisig & Dr. Anders Huseth
NC State University
General topics and Consultant Discussion

3:30: NCACA Business Meeting

Thursday, December 7th

SUPPORTING MEMBERS
8:30 BASF – Brianne Reeves & Jenny Cahoon
8:55 BIOSAFE SYSTEMS – Ben Soistsman
9:10 MIXON SEED SERVICE – Kelsey Grapperhaus
9:25 CORTEVA – Todd Spivey

10:00 BREAK

10:15-11:45: Zeb Winslow and Clay Lowe
Growers Panel – Cover Crops, Innovative Grower Ideas

11:45-12:30: Dr. Hunter Frame, Virginia Tech University
Cotton Topics

12:30: LUNCH

SUPPORTING MEMBERS
1:15 BRANDT – Greg Jackson
1:30 SePRO Ag – Chad Abbott
1:45 AMVAC – Garret Rippy
2:00 WATERS AG LAB – Kirk Bell

2:15: Break

2:30: Dr. David Suchoff, Assistant Professor and Alternative Crops Extension Specialist
Sesame and Fiber Hemp Research and Industry Updates

3:15: Dr. Mallory Choudoir, Assistant Professor and Soil Microbiome Extension Specialist
Promises and Limitations of Agricultural Biologicals in Crop Production

4:00: ADJOURN
5:30: Trade Show
6:30: NCACA Banquet
Trade show and banquet on-site at the Hampton Inn

Friday, December 8th

SUPPORTING MEMBERS
8:30 AGBIOME – Kaitlyn Milstein
8:45 Syngenta Crop Protection – Brock Ward
9:00 Bayer Crop Science – Daniela Pezzini
9:25 FMC – Josh Mayfield

9:45: Dr. Garey Fox, Dean, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences & Dr. Rich Bonano, Associate Dean, CALS and Director, NC State Extension

10:00: Break

10:15: Lilly Bunch, Graduate Research Asst.
Crop Science at NC State University

10:30: Dr. LeAnn Lux, NC State University
Direction and Goals of the Soybean and Peanut Pathology Program

11:15: Dr. Daisy Ahumada, NC State University
Introduction and Discussion on Disease Management in Tobacco, Corn, and Cotton

12:00: Adjourn

SUPPORTING MEMBER SPEAKING SLOTS ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT

SUPPORTING MEMBER INFORMATION:

PLATINUM LEVEL

$2000.00 annually

  • 25 minutes of agenda speaking time at Fall Convention
  • Dedicated projected slide with logo at Fall Meeting
  • Company logo and link on Supporting Member page of NCACA web site
  • Three complimentary meeting registrations and lunch for reps at Fall Meeting
  • Sponsor Acknowledgement at Fall Banquet / Reception
  • Company logo as Platinum Member printed on Fall meeting agenda
  • Invitation to participate in the NCACA Trade Show prior to the Fall Banquet

GOLD LEVEL

$1000.00 annually

  • 15 minutes of agenda speaking time at Fall Convention
  • Logo grouped with other Gold Members on projected slide at Fall
  • Company logo and link on Supporting Member page of NCACA web site
  • Two complimentary meeting registrations and lunch for reps at Fall Meeting
  • Sponsor Acknowledgement at Fall Banquet / Reception
  • Company logo as Gold Member printed on Fall meeting agenda
  • Invitation to participate in the NCACA Trade Show prior to the Fall Banquet

SILVER LEVEL

$500.00 annually

  • Silver Member acknowledgement at Fall Meeting
  • Silver Level acknowledgement on Supporting Member page of NCACA web site
  • One complimentary meeting registration and lunch for rep at Fall Meeting
  • Company name as Silver Supporting Member printed on Fall meeting agenda

Platinum and Gold Members who choose to speak at our Fall Meeting should follow this criteria:

1. We prefer that the speaking representative be involved in product research and development/ technical services and not involved directly in sales.
2. We would like our speakers to touch on:
– New products
– Important label changes
– New technologies
– Local test plot results
– Potential opportunities for NCACA member involvement in the future
3. We request that you help us stay on time and respect the time allotted on the agenda.