Webinar Schedule

CropLife hosts dozens of webinars each year. Below is a list of upcoming events, as well as archived presentations that can be viewed on demand. Plus, Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) can earn CEUs by attending these webinars.

Macro Myths About the Micronutrient Boron

OCTOBER 4, 2018 | 1 P.M. CT (2 P.M. ET)

Boron is one of eight micronutrients that – when applied in the right proportions with macronutrients – becomes one of the most important crop nutrition factors to achieving higher yields. But because the line between boron toxicity and deficiency is narrower than with many other essential nutrients, some farmers are hesitant when it comes to applying boron on their crops.

Join Dr. Ross Bender, Senior Agronomist at The Mosaic Company, as he debunks some of the most common myths about boron and explains how new fertilizer technologies have improved boron management by providing improved nutrient distribution, season-long boron availability and a flexible application window.

CCA Board-Approved for .5 CEU in Nutrient Management.

Presented by The Mosaic Company

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Using Data to Boost Your Bottom Line

How Analytics and Integrated Supply Chain Systems Can Extract Value for Ag Retailers

OCTOBER 25, 2018 | 1 P.M. CT (2 P.M. ET)

Research conducted by Proagrica reveals several common challenges faced by many in ag retail. More than 75% of ag retailers say they need to improve their current systems.

Join Proagrica’s Matt Waits and Noah Butler for this webinar to understand how integration of Ag Retail’s ERP and POS systems with your supply chain and precision ag solutions can deliver efficiencies that improve your bottom line. The Proagrica team will also discuss how analytics can be applied to an integrated supply chain for improved decision making and even greater competitive advantages.

Presented by Proagrica

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Turning Data Into Action Within Soybean Production

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: AUGUST 30, 2018

From improved input efficiency and crop production to better stewardship, best practices in soybean production must start with valid and usable data sets. A solid plan for managing data must be paired with the use of existing and emerging tech tools from planting, fertility, and crop protection all the way to harvest. The Ohio State University’s John Fulton leads a discussion of these tools and techniques, providing farmers with ideas for moving forward with a solid data action plan.

Presented by the American Soybean Association and the United Soybean Board

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Labeling Requirements that are Applicable to Repackaging of Pesticides

Presented by Syngenta

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: JULY 24, 2018

Proper labeling is important for legal, worker safety, and environmental reasons. This webinar will review:

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Putting Ag Tech to Work In-Season

Presented by WinField United

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: JUNE 7, 2018

In a market where every dollar counts, farmers need to ensure each input they purchase is used wisely. Retailers have access to advancing technologies like forecasting and modeling tools, satellite imagery and tissue sampling data analysis to help farmers make informed input decisions throughout the growing season to optimize ROI and yield potential.

During this webinar, Joel Wipperfurth, director of ag technology, WinField United, and Andrew Laney, technology manager, WinField United, will explore these technologies and provide tips for guiding farmers through the in-season decision-making process, drawing on examples of retailers and farmers who have found success with various tools.

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New Tools to Improve Irrigation Management, Plant Health, and Water-Use Efficiency

Cutting-edge chemistry for optimizing soil-plant-water relations.

Presented by Aquimax.

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Water management is one of the biggest challenges facing the agricultural industry, especially in regions where water supplies are limited by source or community environmental restrictions. Soil surfactants and amendments have traditionally been limited by inconvenient handling and application requirements. This webinar explores a new advance in chemistry that uses existing irrigation equipment to improve the precision of delivery while increasing water holding capacity for many soil types.

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Using Data to Benchmark Your Farming Operation

Presented by the American Soybean Association and the United Soybean Board.

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Data collection, analysis and benchmarking are key to achieving and sustaining continuous improvement in the production of soybeans. Dr. Joe Luck, Associate Professor of Biological Systems Engineering, and Precision Agriculture Engineer at the University of Nebraska, will discuss the various tools and techniques required to establish a valid data benchmarking program. Using examples of data applications from farm research studies focused on soybeans, he will show how data can be used to gather knowledge to improve production, and build a more sustainable farming operation.

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How Today’s Technologies Will Impact Tomorrow’s Pesticide Use

Presented by Spensa Technologies.

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Advancements in ag technology help us work smarter and faster – uncovering problems as they occur, finding solutions that minimize losses, and even predicting pressures before they hit. David Swain, sales director for Spensa Technologies, has managed ag technology and precision agriculture for various companies for more than 20 years. He will share how technology is currently impacting efficiencies in the field, and more importantly, the role data plays in creating information that can be used by retailers and farmers to manage pest pressures and protect yields. David will also introduce the opportunities for predictive technologies to demonstrate the value of ag retailers and return on investment of a strategic pest protection program.

*Approved for .5 CEU credit in Integrated Pest Management*

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Staying Ahead in Bulk Pesticide Management

Documents Required of Pesticide Repackaging Establishments

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: JANUARY 25, 2018

This webinar will review:
• Repack contracts
• Written descriptions of acceptable containers including stationary and PRCs.
• Product-specific container-cleaning instructions
• Re-fill recordkeeping.

Featured speakers:

Jean Payne
President
Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association

Scott Birchfield
Sr. Regional Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Syngenta

Registration courtesy of Syngenta

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Resistant Weeds: Insights From Weed Science Experts

Sponsored by Atlantic-Pacific, Nufarm and Wilger

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: OCTOBER 25, 2017

With herbicide-resistant weeds spreading at an alarming rate, agriculture needs to embrace more complete control approaches. Tune in October 25 to hear insights from a panel of weed science experts on what weed resistance trends they’re seeing in their region of the country, what management practices they’re recommending, what issues they have noticed regarding dicamba applications, and much more. Plus, you’ll hear product updates from leading weed resistance management providers.

*Approved for .5 CEU credit in Pest Management

Registration courtesy of Atlantic-Pacific, Nufarm, and Wilger

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Learn Winning Strategies in the Battle against Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Succeed in 2018 with the Dicamba Herbicides and Dicamba-Tolerant Traits!

Sponsored by West Central Distribution

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

With the initial season almost over, the herbicide and trait technology revolution continues to evolve, providing ag retailers and growers with additional tools to aid in the battle against resistant weeds across North America. This webinar will provide ag professionals with the latest information about the federally approved dicamba product labels for in-crop use for the 2018 growing season. It will also educate and update participants about the current application requirements for these products, including tank mixes, adjuvants, and buffer requirements as well as their impact on crop protection strategies for 2018.

As an additional bonus, registrants will receive our free monthly agriculture newsletter featuring expert content about in-furrow and foliar technology, application techniques, product incentives, and more.

Sign up for this webinar hosted by West Central Distribution to learn from industry experts:

*Approved for .5 CEU credit in Crop Management

Registration courtesy of West Central Distribution

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The Forgotten Few: A Primary View of the Secondary Macronutrients

Sponsored by The Mosaic Co.

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Innovative nutrient sources and application technologies have accelerated our ability to precisely manage the primary macronutrients and in some cases, micronutrients as well. The often overlooked secondary macronutrients, magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), and sulfur (S), are less frequently considered, despite significant crop requirements across a range of species. In fact, substantial increases in crop yield and nutrient removal during the last 20 years, along with purer fertilizers and more rigorous air emissions standards, have collectively increased the prevalence of secondary macronutrient deficiency in field. Join Ross as he explores what every farmer, retailer, and agricultural professional needs to know about the forgotten few: magnesium, calcium, and sulfur.

*CEU credit pending approval

Registration courtesy of The Mosaic Co.

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Building Soil Health & Biology with Advanced Crop Nutrition

Sponsored by Midwestern BioAg

NOW ON DEMAND | ORIGINAL AIR DATE: JUNE 21, 2017

Maximizing ROI in today’s low-margin market requires a crop fertility program that goes beyond traditional NPK applications. Managing for improved soil organic matter can pay dividends on the farm by improving nutrient efficiency and availability, as well as plant uptake, resiliency and yield. In this webinar, we will discuss the relationship between soil organic matter, soil microbes and plant nutrient uptake, and how fertilizers made with the newly released TerraNu Nutrient Technology™ can leverage all three of these components for improved crop performance.

*Approved for .5 CEU in Nutrient Management

Registration courtesy of Midwestern BioAg.

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