Final call to register for 2023 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update

Only a few days remain to register for the annual MSU Extension Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness meeting on December 19.

Collage of field crop photos.

Only a few days remain to register for the 2023 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness. The meeting will be held in-person at the Michigan State University (MSU) Livestock Pavilion on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an option to attend virtually. Check in and a light breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. with the program beginning at 9 a.m. If attending virtually, plan to join by 8:45 a.m. Registration will be live until Sunday, Dec. 10, for the in-person meeting and until Thursday, Dec. 14, for the virtual meeting.


  • Michigan Check-Off Programs Update — Michigan Soybean, Michigan Wheat and Michigan Corn
  • Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Update — Shelby Burlew, MAEAP verifier
  • 2023 Michigan Soybean On-farm Research Program Update — Mike Staton, MSU Extension senior soybean educator
  • Field Crops Nematode Update — Marisol Quintanilla, MSU field crops nematologist
  • Field Crops Diseases Update — Marty Chilvers, MSU field crops pathologist
  • Marketing and Input Strategies — Jon LaPorte, MSU Extension farm management educator
  • Farm Bill, Crop Insurance and Other Farm Policy — Alan Ker, professor, and Elton R. Smith, chair in food and agricultural policy, MSU
  • Base Saturation - What’s in the Numbers? — David Henry, A&L Great Lakes Labs agronomist
  • Agronomy Research Update — Manni Singh, MSU cropping systems agronomist
  • Overview of 2023 Wheat Season and Trials Update — Dennis Pennington, MSU wheat specialist
  • Conservation Practices are Beneficial, but How Do We Overcome the Challenges? — Brook Wilke and Tayler Ulbrich, associate directors, Kellogg Biological Station Long-Term Agroecosystem Rsearch, MSU
  • Michigan Drainage and Irrigation Update — Ehsan Ghane, MSU drainage specialist, and Younsuk Dong, MSU irrigation specialist
  • Corn and Soybean Weed Research and 2024 Weed Control Guide (E-434) Updates — Erin Burns and Christy Sprague, MSU field crops weed specialists


The following credits will be made available to those who attend the entire meeting:

  • 5 Michigan pesticide recertification (RUP) credits
  • 5 continuing education units (CEUs) for certified crop advisers
  • 1 MAEAP Phase I credit.


Cost for the in-person meeting is $65 per person when pre-registering or $80 per person when registering onsite. Cost for the virtual event is $35 per person. The in-person meeting will include a continental breakfast, hot lunch and snacks. Registrants for the virtual option will receive information on how to join via Zoom.


Register online by Dec. 10 for the in-person meeting or Dec. 14 for the virtual event, both of which include the Michigan State University Extension 2024 Weed Control Guide for Field Crops.

Contact Eric Anderson at or call 269-359-0565 with questions or accessibility requests.

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