Final call to register for 2021 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update

Two weeks remain to register for the annual MSU Extension Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness meeting on Dec. 20.

Collage of field crop photos

Only two weeks remain to register for the 2021 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update. The meeting will be held in-person at the Michigan State University Livestock Pavilion on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a virtual option to attend from any location with a good internet connection at the same time. Registration will be live until Dec. 15 for the in-person meeting and Dec. 18 for the virtual meeting.

Register for the 2021 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update

The program this year includes:



General Session

2021 On-Farm Soybean Research Update

Mike Staton, MSU Extension senior soybean educator

Field Crops Diseases Update, Tar Spot in Corn

Marty Chilvers, MSU field crops pathologist

Agronomy Research Update

Manni Singh, MSU cropping systems agronomist

Breakout Session #1

Overview of 2021 Wheat Season and Trials Update

Dennis Pennington, MSU wheat specialist

Forage Research Update

Kim Cassida, MSU forage and cover crop specialist

General Session

Field Crops Insect Pests Update

Chris DiFonzo, MSU field crops entomologist

Nutrient Management Update

Kurt Steinke, MSU field crops nutrient management specialist

Market and Inputs Price Outlook

Matt Gammans, MSU agricultural economist

Breakout Session #2

Cover Crops and Soil Health

Dean Baas, sustainable agriculture educator

Michigan Drainage and Irrigation Update

Ehsan Ghane, MSU drainage specialist
Younsuk Dong, MSU irrigation specialist

General Session

Corn and Soybean Weed Research and 2022 Weed Control Guide (E-434) Updates

Erin Burns and Christy Sprague, MSU field crops weed specialists

Participants of both the in-person and virtual meeting will receive Michigan State University Extension's 2022 Weed Control Guide for Field Crops. The cost for the in-person meeting is $60 per person when pre-registering or $75 per person when registering onsite. Cost for the virtual event is $30 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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