University of Illinois

1999 Crop Protection Technology Conference Right Around the Corner!

December 4, 1998
Don’t forget to register for the Crop Protection Technology Conference (formerly known as the Agricultural Pesticides Conference, the old “Spray School”) scheduled for January 6 and 7, 1999. Approximately 11.2 hours of Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) credits will be offered for this conference in the following categories: crop production (0.8 hour), pest management (8.9 hours), and soil and water (1.5 hours). If you wish to preregister, please complete and return the enclosed form by December 18, 1998. Preregistration is $80; walk-in registration will be $95. All who register will receive one copy each of the 1999 Illinois Agricultural Pest Management Handbook and the Proceedings of the Crop Protection Technology Conference. Additional copies of these publications may be purchased at the conference. Below is an outline of the program highlights. Hope to see you there!

Program Highlights

Wednesday Morning, January 6

Keynote Session: Agricultural Biotechnology, a Revolution!

Minimizing Pesticide Drift: National Coalition on Drift Minimization Video and Panel Discussion

Wednesday Afternoon, January 6

Corn Rootworm: Status Report on the Latest Research Findings

Weed Science: Emerging Issues

Thursday Morning, January 7

Plant Pathology: Emerging Issues

Precision Agriculture and On-Farm Research

Fertility & Water-Quality Issues

Thursday Afternoon, January 7

Food Quality and Protection Act

New Developments from Industry

Author: Mike Gray