Indiana CCA Calendar of Events

March 2019

Southwest Indiana Crop Seminar

11:30am - 4:00pm

Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds, 4157 S SR 162, Huntingburg, IN, 47542

SW Indiana Crop Seminar
300 Bushel/Acre Corn Production
March 01, 2019 11:50 - 3:45 PM EST
Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds
6 miles South of Jasper on Hwy 162 S. near Bretzville, IN
Attendance for the entire program is required for PARP credit.
CCH & CCA* credits applied for.
11:50-12:00 PM Welcome and Introductions
12:00- 1:00 PM Bob Nielsen - Purdue Corn Specialist, “Developing A Winning Corn Production Program”
1:00- 2:00 PM Bill Johnson - Purdue Weed Specialist, “Corn Weed Management & Herbicide Update**”
2:00- 2:15 PM Break 2:15- 3:15 PM Lloyd Murdock - Univ. of Kentucky Soil Scientist, “Fine Tuning Your Corn Nutrient Needs”
3:15- 3:45 PM Kenneth Eck - Purdue Extension Educator, “Private Applicator Record Keeping” (PARP Topic)
**This seminar does NOT qualify as a required dicamba educational event.
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact us prior to the event at 812-482-1782. Purdue University, Indiana Counties and U. S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating
* CCH: Cat. 1, 14 & RT - 2 CCH & CEU: NM=1.0; CM=1.0; IPM=1.5 


Miami County PARP Winter Meeting

9:00am - 12:30pm

Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds Event Center, 1079 W 200 N, Peru, IN, 46970

Winter Meeting with Miami SWCD, Miami County Extension & Moss Fertilizer for PARP points
Date: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Place: Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds Event Center
Your invited to our annual Winter Meeting for Dicamba Training, Private Applicator points, RT points, CCH points, Category 14 and CCA points for continued education credits. There will be a $10/person charge by Purdue University for all attendees. Please R.S.V.P to Moss Fertilizer, Miami County Extension, or Miami County SWCD if you plan to attend by Feb. 26th
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Dicamba Applicator Training by Bayer Crop Science
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Cam Mills – Cass County Farmer – Success with Cover Crops
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Todd Zehr –Owner - Soil Biotics – “Providing Full Circle Improvement for Soil Health and Plant Growth Naturally”
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m - Lunch provided by Bayer Crop Science 

Irrigated Corn and Soybean Production

8:30am - 3:00pm

The Blue Gate Restaurant, 195 North Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN, 46565

Agricultural producers from Indiana and Michigan are interested in fine-tuning their irrigated corn and soybean production systems. Because of this, the Indiana Soybean Alliance, Indiana Corn Marketing Council, the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan, Michigan State University Extension and Purdue Extension are cooperating to conduct an educational program to address issues related to irrigated corn and soybean production. The program will be held on Tuesday, March 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST at the Blue Gate Restaurant, 195 North Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN 46565. There is a $15.00 per person registration fee and pre-registration is requested by Thursday, February 28th, to ensure an accurate count for lunch and materials. A registration flyer can be downloaded from or call 260-499-6334 for registration questions. For information on program content, please contact Mike Staton, MSU Extension Soybean Educator, 3255 122nd Avenue, Suite 101, Allegan, MI 49010-9511 or contact him at 269-673-0370 or

Marshall County 2019 Crop Update

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Marshall County Building, 112 W Jefferson St, Room 304, Plymouth , IN, 46563


Southern Indiana Grazing Conference

8:00am - 4:00pm

2019 Indiana Organic Grain Farmer Meeting

8:30am - 5:30pm

Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 US 52 W, West Lafayette, IN, 47906

2019 Indiana Organic Grain Farmer Meeting
DRAFT Agenda
Join us for Indiana's only organic grain-focused educational and networking conference!
Wednesday and Thursday, March 6-7, 2019
Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 U.S. 52 W, West Lafayette, IN 47906 


Dicamba Training and Agronomic Update

9:00am - 12:30pm

Van Buren Event Center, 301 W Van Buren St, Columbia City, IN, 46725

Please contact John Woodmansee for more information. 
Phone: 260-244-7615


Conservation Focus Workshop & Ag Outlook Meeting

8:00am - 3:00pm

Kuhlman Center, 861 Salisbury Road North, Richmond, IN, 47374

Plan to join us for the Conservation Focus Workshop: PARP and Ag Outlook Meeting on March 21, 2019. Registration and the noon meal are free. (please see below for PARP fees). A full day of informative topics focused on agricultural conservation, with an "Ag Outlook" meeting in the afternoon. A small trade show of area agribusiness exhibitors will be available throughout the day.
Private Pesticide Applicator Credit, Commercial CCH Credit and Certified Crop Advisor Credit will be offered. There is a $10 PARP fee, due at completion of the PARP session.
8:00 AM Free Registration
enjoy complimentary doughnuts and coffee
  • Agency Updates & Sponsor Corner
  • CISMA’s (Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas) Liz Yetter
  • PARP:
    • *2018-2019 Weed Update and Forecast- Marcelo Zimmer, Purdue Weed Science Extension Specialist
    • *Weather Apps for Wind Speeds & Inversion- Jonathan Ferris, Extension Educator
    • *Dicamba Update- Marcelo Zimmer, Purdue Weed Science Extension Specialist
Noon: Free Lunch, provided by area agribusiness sponsors and funds from the Wayne County Foundation Match Grant.
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Ag Outlook Meeting- Dr. Michael Langemeier, Professor of Agricultural Economics and Associate Director of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture
Please contact the Wayne County SWCD at 765-373-9542 with any questions.


Solutions for the Progressive Farmer

10:00am - 4:30pm

Performance Ag Indiana , 1515 S CR 800 W, Frankfort, IN, 46041

Please view the PDF for more details. 
Contact Clayton Michael-Butler for more details.
Phone: 765-412-0426


Private Applicator Recertification Program

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Whitley County 4-H Center, 680 W Squawbuck Road, Columbia City, IN, 46725

Please contact John Woodmansee for more information:
Phone: 260-244-7615

Noble County PARP

8:30am - 11:00am

Noble County Extension Office, 2090 N State Road 9, Albion , IN, 46701

Purdue Extension Noble County Pesticide Training
Credits available for Private Applicators (PARP), Commercial Applicators, and CCAs.
No cost for general attendance. 
To earn PARP credit, bring your license and $10. 
March25, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 AM (8:30 check-in)
Noble County Extension Office
Reservation Requested
Call 260-636-2111 with name, phone, and applicator ID


Maximizing ROI: Foliar Insects & Diseases

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Hosted online through ON24 Platform
Please contact Abby Tolley for more information. 
Phone: 612-808-8441
Pests and diseases can not only rob yield, treatments can become costly if accurate diagnosis and thoughtful program creations are overlooked.
With this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to earn CEU credits as Bob Hooten, seasoned FMC technical expert, will share insights on how to protect against yield robbers while maximizing ROI with fungicides and insecticides.
Key Takeaways:
Identifying the impact of corn and soybean insect pests.
Determining thresholds for corn and soybean diseases.
Critical considerations for effective treatment of insects and disease.
Reviewing the options available for treatment programs based on regional best practices.
How to maximize ROI through insecticide and fungicide tank mixing.
CEUs (PENDING): 1.0 in Integrated Pest Management for CCAs
If you wish to receive credit, please enter your CCA ID in the registration form. To receive full credit, participants must view at least 45 minutes of the presentation. Participants viewing on-demand must also pass the Knowledge Check at the end of the webinar.