Indiana CCA Calendar of Events

June 2019
11
Tuesday

Early Season Diagnostic Workshop

8:30am - 3:30pm

Agronomy Center for Research and Education, 4550 US Hwy 52 W, West Lafayette, IN, 47906

Please contact Corey Gerber for more information.
Email: gerberc@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-496-3755

18
Tuesday

NEPAC Crop Diagnostic Workshop

8:30am - 3:00pm

NEPAC, 4821 E 400 S, Columbia City, IN, 46725

AGENDA
June 18, 2019
8:30 am EST — Registration
9:00 am “Update on Weed Control Strategies and Herbicide Resistance ” Bill Johnson/Marcelo Zimmer—Purdue Botany & Plant Pathology Dept.
9:55 am “Crop Disease Management Updates” Darcy Telenko - Purdue Botany and Plant Pathology Dept.
10:45 am Break
11:00 am “Drift Issues/Pesticide Program Updates” Joe Becovitz, Office of IN State Chemist
11:45 am “NEPAC Demonstration Plots/Research” NEPAC Farm Staff
12:00 pm Lunch Served
12:30 pm “Soil Phosphorus Testing for Agronomic Efficiency Improvement and Non-point Loss Reduction” Chad Penn, Purdue University Agricultural Research Service
1:35 pm “Drone (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Technology and Uses for Crop Monitoring” Crystal Van Pelt, Purdue Extension Educator and Erich Eller, ForeFront Ag Solutions
2:30 pm Wrap up and Evaluation
 
Registration procedures have recently been updated!
Cost for the workshop is $90 per person
Registration for this program is online: http://www.cvent.com/d/46qgxw
Payment may be made by check or credit card.
Each person attending the workshop must first register online (can be done by an appointed person).
An e-mail will be sent to confirm registration.
Register Online by June 14, 2019
If you have questions, contact: Ed Farris @ 260-358-4826 or E-mail: emfarris@purdue.edu

19
Wednesday

Pinney Purdue Crop Diagnostic Training

9:00am - 4:00pm

Pinney Purdue Ag Center, 11402 S County Line Road, Wanatah, IN, 46390

Pinney Purdue Crop Diagnostic Training
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Pinney Purdue Ag Center, 11402 S. County Line Road, Wanatah, IN (All times are Central Daylight Savings Time)
 
The Pinney Purdue Diagnostic Training will provide a “hands-on” approach for teaching the art and science of accurately diagnosing crop problems for Northwest Indiana. Together with a late summer training (September 4), the sessions should help those who work with field crops to fine-tune their season-long problem trouble-shooting skills and evaluate new and alternative management strategies. These sessions will provide pertinent information on interacting factors (nutrient, pest, and environmental stresses) that impact corn and soybean growth and development.
 
9:00 am CDT (10:00 am EDT) Registration, Refreshments, PARP Sign-up and Welcome
9:30 am Session 1: Early Season Corn Growth & Development (Tony Vyn)
10:30 am Break/Travel Time
10:45 am Session 2: Early Season Soybean Growth & Development (Shaun Casteel)
11:45 am Lunch
12:15 pm Session 3: Dealing with Agronomic Insect Pests (Christian Krupke)
1:15 pm Break/Travel Time 1:30 pm Session 4: 2019 Weed Management Update (Bill Johnson)
2:30 pm Break/Travel Time
2:45 pm Session 5: Efficient Crop Scouting Using Drone Assistance (Phil Woolery & Bob Yoder)
3:45 pm CCA CEU and CCH Sign-Up; pick up PARP receipts
 
Registration: $50 and includes Corn & Soybean Field Guide, lunch and other information. Register with check or credit card at http://www.cvent.com/d/m6q6d2. Additional workshop details at https://ag.purdue.edu/arge/pac/Pages/ppac-home.aspx.
 
Workshop participants will be awarded: Certified Crop Adviser CEUs: (applied for: IPM=3; CM=2) CEUs are only applicable to the ASA/CCA Continuing Education Program. Commercial Applicator CCHs: (Cat 1=5 CCHs; Cat 11=4 CCHs; Cat 14=2 CCHs, RT=4 CCHs) PARP Credit available for Indiana Private Applicators (with additional $10 PARP fee) Topics covered at the workshop determine the categories and hours awarded.
 
It is the policy of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service that all persons have equal opportunity and access to its educational programs, services, activities, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran. Purdue University is an Affirmative Action institution. This material may be available in alternative form

26
Wednesday

Central Indiana Seed Treatment Workshop

8:30am - 2:30pm

Davis Purdue Ag Center, 6230 IN-1, Farmland, IN, 47340

Central Indiana Seed Treatment Workshop
 
Purdue Extension Delaware County is hosting the Central Indiana Seed Treatment Workshop on June 26th from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. Speakers from Purdue and industry will be covering topics including Treatment law, weather, biologicals, and other relevant topics to seed treatment. This event will take place at the Davis Purdue Ag Center (6230 IN-1, Farmland, IN 47340) just north of Farmland, IN.

Commercial Applicator Category 4 credits will be offered (5 CCH's total in Category 4 and RT). CCA credits have been applied for as well.
Registration is not complete until payment is received.
Due to the popularity of this workshop, checks must be received within 5 business days of registration.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action university. If you require special accommodations to attend this event, please email Mark Carter at Carte264@purdue.edu.

Checks should be made payable to Purdue University and mailed to:
The Education Store
301 S 2nd St
Lafayette, IN 47901 

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel for any reason your registration is subject to a $14 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after June 21, 2019. 

For registration questions contact The Education Store at 765-494-6794.

If you have questions about this course, please contact Mark Carter at Carte264@purdue.edu.

July 2019
16
Tuesday

2019 Anderson Field Day

7:00am - 3:00pm

4743 County Road 28, Waterloo, IN, 46793

2019 Agronomy Field Day
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
All Producers Welcome!
 
RSVP appreciated to The Andersons at 260-837-8162 by July 12th
 
7:00 -8:45 Registration
7:15 -8:15 Grain Markets Mike Langemeier, Purdue University
8:45 - Welcome and Introductions
9:00 - Plot Tour (50 minute presentation at each stop; 1 hour allowed with rotation)
• “Starting Right Greg Myers, The Andersons with Micros” Dave Dyson, The Andersons
• Sprayer Clean-out Dr. Fred Whitford, Purdue University and Winterization
• “Mix-n-Match for Derek Thompson, NRCS DeKalb County Soil Health”
12:00 - Lunch 12:45 - Keynote Address Purdue Climate Change Research Center “Building Resilience for Tomorrow's Climate”
1:45 - PARP Session Dr. Fred Whitford, Purdue University “Structuring Your Farm to Survive a Catastrophic Traffic Accident”
2:35 - Wrap Up and Homemade Ice Cream
 
*Credits applied for: CCH, CEU’s, and PARP; approved credits TBA the day of the event.

17
Wednesday

Mid Season Diagnostic Workshop

8:30am - 3:30pm

Agronomy Center for Research and Education, 4550 US Hwy 52 W, West Lafayette, IN, 47906

Please contact Corey Gerber for more information. 
Phone: 765-496-3755

23
Tuesday

The InfoAg Conference

All day event

Union Station, 1820 Market Street One Union Station, St. Louis, MO, 63103

Since 1995, the InfoAg Conference has been the premier event for discussion and advancement of precision agriculture. This event draws interest from domestic and international agriculture professionals and features a wide range of educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested in learning more about precision agriculture techniques.

Central Indiana Field Day

9:00am - 2:00pm

Roseburg Event Center, 2983 W 38th St, Marion, IN, 46953

2019 Central Indiana Field Day
 
CCH Directions:
Participants are only allowed to attend 4 sessions throughout the day. Each session the participants will have 1/4 topics to select. At the end of the session, a sign in sheet will be sent around by an Extension Educator to have participants record the session they attended. By the end of the day, participants are allowed a maximum of 4 CCHs for the event. These individuals are REQUIRED to come to the Regulatory topic at 1:15 PM.
 
CEU Directions:
Each session will have sign-in/sign-out sheets that the Certified Crop Advisors must sign! They are not required to come to the Regulatory topic at 1:15 PM.
 
PARP Directions:
Participants are required to attend two PARP approved topics. Each participant requesting PARP credits must obtain a PARP Ticket from the Extension Educator that is hosting each session. The participant MUST come to the Regulatory Topic at 1:00 PM with TWO PARP Tickets. They will sign attendance sheets and pay $10.00 PARP Fee.
 
Session 1
9:05 – 9:45 AM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Dr. Bob Nielsen (Purdue Extension Corn Specialist) will be giving an update in the latest trends and research results happing across the country in corn production. 
9:05 – 9:45 AM (REQUESTING CCH [ CAT 1, 14] CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Dr. Jim Camberato (Purdue Extension Soil Nutrient Specialist) will be giving an update soil fertility practices and nutrient management. 
9:05 - 9:45 AM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Joe Rorick will discuss key management practices in cover crop systems as well as economics of cover crops.
9:05 – 9:45 AM (REQUESTING CCH [Cat. 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Dr. Klein Ileleji (Purdue Extension ABE Specialist) will provide information on post-harvest management of grains in storage systems.

Session 2
9:50 – 10:30 AM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
John Scott (Purdue Digital Agriculture Coordinator) will be talking about digital diagnostics for decision making in soybeans.  Using remote sensing to look at physiology of soybeans.
9:50 – 10:30 AM (REQUESTING CCH [Cat. 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Marcelo Zimmer (Purdue Extension Weed Specialist) will discuss his research on weeds and cover crop hosts.
9:50 – 10:30 AM (REQUESTING CCH, CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
John Obermeyer (Purdue Entomology Specialist), will give an update on 2019 entomology issues and will provide information based on his latest research.
9:50 – 10:30 AM (REQUESTING CCH [Cat. 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Dr. Klein Ileleji (Purdue Extension ABE Specialist) will provide information on post-harvest management of grains in storage systems.
 
Session 3
10:35 - 11:15 AM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Dr. Bob Nielsen (Purdue Extension Corn Specialist) will be giving an update in the latest trends and research results happing across the country in corn production. 
10:35 – 11:15 AM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1, 14] CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Dr. Jim Camberato (Purdue Extension Soil Nutrient Specialist) will be giving an update soil fertility practices and nutrient management. 
10:35 – 11:15 AM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Joe Rorick will discuss key management practices in cover crop systems as well as economics of cover crops.
10:35-11:15 AM (REQUESTING CCH [Cat. 1], CEU & PARP CREDITS)
Austin Pearson, Mark Carter, Adam Shanks (Purdue Extension Quad Squad) will present information on UAV technology and how to apply to crop scouting.
 
Session 4
11:20 – 12:00 PM (REQUESTING CCH [CAT 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
John Scott (Purdue Digital Agriculture Coordinator) will be talking about digital diagnostics for decision making in soybeans.  Using remote sensing to look at physiology of soybeans.
11:20 – 12:00 PM (REQUESTING CCH [Cat. 1], CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
Marcelo Zimmer (Purdue Extension Weed Specialist) will discuss his research on weeds and cover crop hosts.
11:20 – 12:00 PM (REQUESTING CCH, CEU, & PARP CREDITS)
John Obermeyer (Purdue Entomology Specialist), will give an update on 2019 entomology issues and will provide information based on his latest research.
 
11:20 – 12:00 PM AM (REQUESTING CCH [Cat. 1], CEU & PARP CREDITS)
Austin Pearson, Mark Carter, Adam Shanks (Purdue Extension Quad Squad) will present information on UAV technology and how to apply to crop scouting.
 
12:05 – 1:15 PM Lunch
 
1:15 – 1:45 (PARP & CCH)
Regulatory topic will be presented at this time.  We will present the “Personal Protective Equipment” topic. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

24
Wednesday

Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) - East

8:30am - 5:00pm

Fusion 54, 101 W Main Street, Crawfordsville, IN, 47933

Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) – East (serving Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan)
Where: Crawfordsville, IN
When: July 24-25, 2019
Registration: $129 through June 16 ($149 after). Registration CLOSES July 14.
REGISTER HERE (http://thelandconnection.org/OATS)

The Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) is a collaboratively managed, science-based train-the-trainer program for agricultural professionals working with organic or transitioning producers in the United States. This two-day training provides education and guidance on organic production methods and certification necessary for agronomists, certified crop advisors, extension agents, and technical services providers to serve the needs of certified organic grain producers.
 
The program will build participants’ knowledge base in all key areas of certified organic production:
·  Basics of organic production: weed control, nutrient management, crop rotation, pest management
·  Systems thinking & long-term strategies for success in organic production
·  Managing risk during transition
·  Organic certification process & record keeping
·  National Organic Program (NOP) rules & regulations
·  Organic marketing and crop diversity
·  Networking with other organic-focused professionals
·  On-farm & hands-on experiential learning on organic operations
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1190058277823553/
 
OATS Website: https://organicagronomy.com/

30
Tuesday

CCA Day at DTC

All day event

Purdue University NEPAC Diagnostic Training and Research Center, 4821 East 400 South, Columbia City, IN, 46725

31
Wednesday

CCA Day at DTC

All day event

Purdue University Diagnostic Training and Research Center, 4540 US 52 W, West Lafaytte, IN, 47906

2019 North American Manure Expo

All day event

Fair Oaks, 856 North 600 East, Fair Oaks, IN, 47371

For more information visit https://www.manureexpo.org/2019-indiana.html

August 2019
01
Thursday

CCA Day at DTC

All day event

Purdue University Diagnostic Training and Research Center, 4540 US 52 W, West Lafayette, IN, 47906

21
Wednesday

Pinney Purdue Field Day

7:30am - 12:00pm

Pinney Purdue Ag Center, 11402 S County Line Road, Wanatah, IN, 46390

Pinney Purdue Field Day
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Pinney Purdue Ag Center
 
Located 5 1/2 miles East of Valparaiso or 1 mile West of Wanatah on US Highway 30 then North 1/2 mile on County Line Road (Porter/LaPorte). Watch for signs.
 
7:30 – 8:15 am CDT Registration, PARP Sign-up, Exhibits Register at the new machine shed on east side of County Line Road
8:15 – 9:15 am CDT Welcome, Introductions & Keynote Speaker • Dr. Jason Henderson – Farm Incomes: Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? •
9:20 am – 12:00 pm CDT Tours and Program Presentations
• Bill Johnson – Update on the War on Weeds – 2019
• Darcy Telenko – Managing Diseases in Corn & Soybean
• Shaun Casteel – Soybean Management for Top Yields
• Phil Woolery – Tackling Invasive Species
• Marguerite Bolt – Hemp Production Options in Indiana
12:00 pm CDT Sponsored Pork Chop Lunch
• Visit exhibits, sponsors & visit with your neighbors
 
Pinney Purdue Field Day Twilight Program
5:30 – 6:00 pm CDT Registration, PARP Sign-up, Exhibits
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm CDT Program Presentations
• Jim Camberato – Key Points for Nutrient Management in Times of Slim Margins
• Walt Sell – Resilient Soils in Challenging Weather
• Gene Matzat – Driftwatch for Pollinators and Sensitive Crops
 
⇒ Exhibits from local agribusinesses, dealers, and ag services companies
⇒ Certified Crop Adviser CEUs and Commercial Applicator CCHs have been applied for
⇒ Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) Credit - This is an opportunity to fulfill 1/3 of your Private Applicator Permit requirements (with payment of $10 fee; bring license)
⇒ More information and directions at www.agriculture.purdue.edu/pac/ppac/
 
If you have a disability that requires assistance for your participation in this event, please contact Purdue Extension-La Porte County at 219-324-9407 or Pinney PAC at 219-733-2379 at least 3 days prior to the event.
 
Purdue University, Indiana Counties and U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

Pinney Purdue Field Day - Twilight Session

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Pinney Purdue Ag Center, 11402 S County Line Road, Wanatah, IN, 46390

Pinney Purdue Field Day 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Pinney Purdue Ag Center 
 
Located 5 1/2 miles East of Valparaiso or 1 mile West of Wanatah on US Highway 30 then North 1/2 mile on County Line Road (Porter/LaPorte). Watch for signs. 
 
7:30 – 8:15 am CDT Registration, PARP Sign-up, Exhibits Register at the new machine shed on east side of County Line Road 
8:15 – 9:15 am CDT Welcome, Introductions & Keynote Speaker • Dr. Jason Henderson – Farm Incomes: Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? • 
9:20 am – 12:00 pm CDT Tours and Program Presentations
• Bill Johnson – Update on the War on Weeds – 2019 
• Darcy Telenko – Managing Diseases in Corn & Soybean 
• Shaun Casteel – Soybean Management for Top Yields 
• Phil Woolery – Tackling Invasive Species 
• Marguerite Bolt – Hemp Production Options in Indiana 
12:00 pm CDT Sponsored Pork Chop Lunch 
• Visit exhibits, sponsors & visit with your neighbors 
 
Pinney Purdue Field Day Twilight Program 
5:30 – 6:00 pm CDT Registration, PARP Sign-up, Exhibits 
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm CDT Program Presentations 
• Jim Camberato – Key Points for Nutrient Management in Times of Slim Margins 
• Walt Sell – Resilient Soils in Challenging Weather 
• Gene Matzat – Driftwatch for Pollinators and Sensitive Crops 
 
⇒ Exhibits from local agribusinesses, dealers, and ag services companies 
⇒ Certified Crop Adviser CEUs and Commercial Applicator CCHs have been applied for 
⇒ Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) Credit - This is an opportunity to fulfill 1/3 of your Private Applicator Permit requirements (with payment of $10 fee; bring license) 
⇒ More information and directions at www.agriculture.purdue.edu/pac/ppac/ 
 
If you have a disability that requires assistance for your participation in this event, please contact Purdue Extension-La Porte County at 219-324-9407 or Pinney PAC at 219-733-2379 at least 3 days prior to the event. 
 
Purdue University, Indiana Counties and U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating 
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

December 2019
17
Tuesday

2019 Indiana CCA Conference

8:00am - 5:00pm

Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46219

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.

July 2020
28
Tuesday

The InfoAg Conference

All day event

St. Louis Union Station, 1820 Market Street One Union Station, St. Louis, MO, 63103

Since 1995, the InfoAg Conference has been the premier event for discussion and advancement of precision agriculture. This event draws interest from domestic and international agriculture professionals and features a wide range of educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested in learning more about precision agriculture techniques.

December 2020
15
Tuesday

2020 Indiana CCA Conference

8:00am - 5:00pm

Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46219

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.

December 2021
14
Tuesday

2021 Indiana CCA Conference

8:00am - 5:00pm

Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46219

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.