2021 Georgia Virtual Corn Short Course

The Georgia Corn Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Corn Team are sponsoring the 2021 Corn Short Course virtually on December 10, 2020.

The virtual course will start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at noon. Recertification credits for pesticide applicators and CCA will be available pending approval. There is no charge for the event, but attendees will need to pre-register below.

The purpose of the Corn Short Course is to provide with information helpful to making informed decisions for the 2021 growing season. The sponsors’ goal is to provide an informative session for corn growers to hear educational presentations on current UGA research trials while also providing the opportunity to pose questions to the researchers and express opinions and concerns pertinent to corn production.

To attend and get access to the zoom webinar, please register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yuvzCmigSBmxKXSBbA8-SA

The agenda is listed below:

Program Moderator:  Dr. Corey Bryant, Assistant Professor, – Grains Agronomist, University of Georgia, Tifton Campus

9:00     Welcome & Introduction

9:10     Weed Control Options for Southeast Corn Production

Dr. Eric Prostko, Professor, Weed Scientist, University of Georgia, Tifton Campus

9:40     Disease and Nematode Update for 2021

Dr. Bob Kemerait, Professor, Plant Pathologist, University of Georgia, Tifton Campus

10:10   Current Issues in Soil Fertility for Corn in Georgia

Dr. Glen Harris, Professor, Soil Scientist, University of Georgia, Tifton Campus

10:40   Corn Insect Update for 2021

Dr. David Buntin, Professor, Entomologist, University of Georgia, Griffin Campus

11:10   Irrigation Scheduling for Corn Production

Dr. Wes Porter, Associate Professor, Precision Ag & Irrigation, University of Georgia, Tifton Campus

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