Final call to register for 2022 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update

Registration for the annual Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness meeting ends Dec. 11 for in-person and Dec. 15 for virtual attendees.

Collage of field crop photos

Less than two weeks remain to register for the 2022 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update. The meeting will be held in-person at the Michigan State University Livestock Pavilion on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, 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 Dec. 11 for the in-person meeting and Dec. 15 for the virtual meeting. 

Register for the 2022 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update

The program this year includes:



Registration and light breakfast


Eric Anderson, MSU Extension Field Crops Educator

General Session

Michigan Check-Off Programs Update

Michigan Soybean, Michigan Wheat and Michigan Corn

MAEAP Update


2022 Michigan Soybean On-farm Research Program Update

Mike Staton, MSU Extension Senior Soybean Educator

Field Crops Insect Pests Update

Chris DiFonzo, MSU Field Crops Entomologist

Field Crops Diseases Update - To Spray or Not To Spray?

Marty Chilvers, MSU Field Crops Pathologist


Breakout Session #1

Strategies for Purchasing Farm Inputs

Jon LaPorte, MSU Extension Farm Management Educator

Ag Land Rental Market

Matt Gammans, MSU Agricultural Economist

Lunch Break

General Session

Nutrient Management Update

Kurt Steinke, MSU Field Crops Nutrient Management Specialist

Agronomy Research Update

Manni Singh, MSU Cropping Systems Agronomist

Crop Nematode Research Update

Marisol Quintanilla, MSU Nematode Specialist


Breakout Session #2

Overview of 2022 Wheat Season and Trials Update

Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Specialist

Forage Research Update

Kim Cassida, MSU Forage and Cover Crop Specialist

General Session

Corn and Soybean Weed Research and 2023 Weed Control Guide (E-434) Updates

Erin Burns and Christy Sprague, MSU Field Crops Weed Specialists

Program Evaluation, Credits and Adjourn

Eric Anderson

Participants of both the in-person and virtual meeting will receive Michigan State University Extension's "2023 Weed Control Guide for Field Crops." Six Michigan pesticide recertification (RUP) credits and 5.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for certified crop advisers will be available. 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 light breakfast, hot lunch and snacks. Registrants for the virtual option will receive information on how to join via Zoom. 

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

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