Piedmont Commodities Conference Scheduled for December 3

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Wheat being combined in a field

Piedmont Commodities Conference

December 3, 2019

 N.C. Cooperative Extension Catawba County Center

1175 S Brady Ave., Newton, NC 28658

Check out the event video!!

To register, please visit the link below or call the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center: 828-465-8240.

https://tinyurl.com/PiedmontCC2019

Soybean Field with Trees in the background

Conference Schedule:

9–9:25 a.m. Registration

9:25–9:30 a.m. Welcome

9:30–10:15 a.m. Rachel Vann- Extension Soybean Specialist – Topic: “Optimizing Soybean Maturity Group Across Planting Date”***

10:15–11 a.m. Ron Heiniger- Extension Specialist, Corn / Soybeans / Small Grains- Topic: Corn Updates***

11–11:20 a.m. Break

11:20 a.m.–noon Charlie Cahoon- Extension Weed Specialist – Topic: “Darkness… The Best Weed Control”***

Noon–12:45 p.m. Lunch and networking/trade show

12:45–1 p.m. Agent Updates

1–1:45 p.m. Angela Post- Extension Specialist, Small Grains- Topic: “Production Practices that Increase Wheat Quality”

1:45–2:15 p.m. Soil and Water- Topic: Cover Cropping***

2:15–2:30 p.m. Wrap-up

*** Pesticide Credits for N, D, O, and X (0.5 each session; with a total of 2 credits for all sessions)

***Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) Credits (0.5 NM, 0.5 SW, 0.5 p.m., 1 CM)

To Register, please visit the link below or call the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center: 828-465-8240.

https://tinyurl.com/PiedmontCC2019

Corn Crop