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Wisconsin Crop Management Conference Slated
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 12/04/2015

The University of Wisconsin-Extension is holding its 2016 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference and Tradeshow on January 12-14 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The event will showcase over 40 educational sessions, 100,000 square feet of agricultural equipment and services exhibits, and approximately 1200 agricultural industry employees in attendance.

Craig Culver, co-founder and chairman of the board of Culver's Restaurants; and Mark Tauscher, former Wisconsin Badger and Green Bay Packer football player, will kick off the event with keynote speeches.

Dr. Chad Hart, Iowa State University, will be the final speaker of the conference, presenting on the Useful to Usable tools. The U2U program is a USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture-funded research and extension project designed to improve the resilience and profitability of farms in the Corn Belt amid a variable and changing climate.

Feed, grain, and agribusiness sessions will highlight GMO's, staff recruiting and retention, and the Food Safety Modernization Act. Also available will be both basic and advanced SnapPlus training sessions.

Online registration can be found at http://go.wisc.edu/w51b57.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and UW-Extension.


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