Indiana CCA Calendar of Events



8:00am - 12:30pm
Vanderburgh 4-H Center Activities Building 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd., Evansville IN 47725 US
8:00-8:30am     Registration ($10 for PARP Credit)
8:30-9:00am     Bee Aware (Larry Caplan, Vanderburg Co Purdue Extension Educator)
9:00-10:45am   Corn adn Soybean Disease Managemet (Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky)
11:00-12:00pm  Grain Marketing Panel Discussion
12:00-12:30pm  Lunch provided by ADM Grain, Cargill Grain, Consoildated Grain & Barge Co, Superior Ag Resources Co-op
12:30pm            Adjourn
If you have special needs, please contact your lcoal Purdue Extension Office or call Purdue Extension Posey County (812) 838-1331
Approved CEUs:  NM 0.0, SW 0.0, PM 2.0, CM 0.0, PD 0.0


12:30pm - 12:00pm
The Market 2405 Highway U.S. 30, Valparaiso IN 46383 US
Feb. 23:
1:40pm-2:00pm     Challenges of Asian Garden Beetles in Mint (Dr. Ralph Green)
2:20pm-3:00pm     Weed Studies in Indiana and Wisconsin in 2016 (Dr. Stephen Weller)
Feb. 24:
8:30am-9:30am       Cleaning Out the Sprayer: Lessons Learned from Agriculture (Dr. Fred Whitford)
9:30am-10:00am     New Herbicide Application Technologies (Dr. Bryan Young)
10:15am-10:45am   Common Parasitic Nematodes of Corn, Soybean, and Mint in Indiana (Jamal Faghihi)
10:45am-11:15am    Asiatic Garden Beetle and Other Grub Control (Dr. Rick Foster)
Approved CEUs:  NM 0.0, SW 0.0, PM 3.0, CM 0.0, PD 0.0
Hours are 12:30-6:30pm Feb. 23 and 9am-11:45am Feb 24.  The first day of the meeting concludes with a banquet featuring a presentation by Noel Stuckman on mint production in the 1940s.
Registration Fee: $40 (before Feb. 17, $45 after Fe. 17)
Downloadable brochure available at:



11:50am - 3:45pm
Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds 4157 S. State Road 162, Huntingburg IN 47542 US
11:50am-12:00pm     Welcome and Introductions
12:00pm-1:00pm       Weed Management - Life After Round-up (Bill Johnson, Purdue Weed Specialist)
1:00pm-2:00pm         2016 - A Disease Year to Remember (Carl Bradley, UK Plant Pathologist)
2:00pm-3:00pm         Insect Management - What's Eating You? (John Obermeyer, Purdue Entomologist)
3:00-3:30pm              Bee Aware (Kenneth Eck, Purdue Extension Educator)
Click here for downloadable schedule
PARP Credit Fee $10    (ttendance for th eentier program is required for PARP Credit.
Approved CEUs:  NM 0.0, SW 0.0, PM 3.5, CM 0.0, PD 0.0
For questions or special accommodation please call 812-482-1782.


8:30am - 1:00pm
Red Mill County Park 0185 S. Holmesville Rd., LaPorte IN 46350 US
8:30-9:00am     Registration
9:00-10:00am   Building a Soil Health Management System for Row Crops (Barry Fisher)
10:10-11:40am   Cover Crops in Vegetables: Lessons from a Farmer and a Technician (Colleen Forestieri, George McManus)
12:00pm             Lunch
Approved CEUs:  NM 0.0, SW 1.5, PM 0.0, CM 1.0, PD 0.0
Click here to download brochure.
Contact info:
Nicole Messacar



8:30am - 3:30pm
Elkhart County Community Center Elkhart County Fairgrounds 17746 Co Rd 34, Goshen IN 46528 US
8:30-9:00am      Registration
9:00-9:30am      Welcome and History of Conservation (Jane Hardisty)
9:30-10:30am    Cover Crop Management (Dave Brandt)
11:00-Noon        Cover Crop Establishment Do's and Don'ts Panel (Dave Brandt, Brian Early, Tom MOneyheffer, Galen Ramer, Dean Rink, Brian Rodenbeck)
12:00-1:00pm     Lunch
1:00-1:30pm      Available: Program Options Panel (Canopeo App Jordan Beehler, Rich Schlipf)
2:30-3:30pm      Cover Crop Termination Do's and Don'ts Panel (Gary Kauffman, Zach Bolla, Dave Brandt, Lonnie Martin, Carl Stoltzfus)
Approved CEUs:  NM 0.0, SW 4.0, PM 0.0, CM 0.0, PD 0.0
Click here for flyer.
Contact Info:
Jeff Burbrink
Purdue Extension - Elkhart County


10:00am - 12:00pm
Jasper County Fairgrounds Community Building 2671 W. Clark St., Rensselaer IN 47978 US
9:00-10:00am     Update on Field Crop Nematodes (Jamal Faghihi)
10:00-10:30am   Nitrogen Use and the Risk We Take using Different Forms (Bryan Overstreet)
10:30-11:00am    Field Watch  (Bryan Overstreet)
Approved CEUs:  NM 0.5, SW 0.0, PM 1.5, CM 0.0, PD 0.0
RSVP By Feb 27th, 219-866-5741 or


7:30am - 4:00pm
West Gate Academy 13598 E. Westgate Drive County Road 1650 N, Odon IN 47562 US

All times are EST

7:30 a.m. - Registration. Rolls, juice, coffee and milk will be available

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. - "Thinking Regeneratively" - Joshua Dukart - Bismarck North Dakota

9:45 - 10:15 a.m. - BREAK

10:15 - 11:30 a.m. - "Utilizing Farm Diversity to Maximize Production & Efficiency" - Darin Williams - Waverly Kansas

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - "Creating Economical, Feasible, and Efficient Cattle" - Teddy Gentry, Bent Tree Cattle Company - Fort Payne Alabama

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. - BREAK

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - "Grazing With a Purpose" - Joshua Dukart

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. - Last questions for speakers

Approved CEUs:  NM 0.0, SW 1.5, CM 2.5, PD 1.0

Registration Fee:  $35 if postmarmed by 2/17/17; postmarked after 2/17 will be $45; registrations after March 3 $50

Contact info:


Ryan Harner




1:00pm - 3:30pm
204 Marshall County Building 112 W. Jefferson St., Plymouth IN 46563 US
1:00pm-2:00pm     Herbicide Update (William Johnson, Purdue University)
2:00pm-3:00pm     Managing Nutrient Inputs (Jim Camberato, Purdue University)
3:00-3:30pm          Worker Protection Standard (Robert Yoder, Purdue University Extension)
Approved CEUs:  NM 1.0, SW 0.0, PM 1.0, CM 0.0, PD 0.5
Contact Information:
Robert Yoder



8:00am - 5:00pm
Indianapolis Marriott East 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis IN 46219 US
The Indiana CCA Conference is an excellent opportunity for earning continuing education units and networking with other CCAs. The two-day program is packed with presentations. There are four to five concurrent sessions each hour. Each day the morning sessions are repeated in the afternoon giving you plenty of opportunity to hear the talks of interest. The program features leaders from Indiana agriculture as well as speakers from other parts of the country. The program is designed to allow CCAs to earn up to 16 CEUs during the two days.