2018 Row Crop Short Course

Darrin Dodds, Extension Cotton Specialist
By Darrin Dodds, Extension Cotton Specialist October 26, 2018 14:00

2018 Row Crop Short Course

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The program for the 2018 Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course has been finalized and over 350 people have already pre-registered for the event.  The 2018 Row Crop Short Course will be held at the Cotton Mill Conference Center in Starkville, MS on December 3-5, 2018.  The program will begin at 9 am on Monday, December 3rd and conclude at 12 pm on Wednesday, December 5th.

Registration is free of charge if completed prior to November 23, 2018.  Registration after November 23, including at the door will be $40 per person.  All registrations include all meals each day of the Short Course as well as snacks and drinks throughout.  Once again in 2018, we will have live entertainment on Monday, December 3rd and Tuesday, December 4th as well as our customary steak and shrimp dinner on the evening of Tuesday, December 4th.

The 2018 Row Crop Short Course will host 35 presentations regarding row crop agriculture with 16 of those presentations being from out of state speakers.  Topics will include entomology, plant pathology, weed science, agronomy, and agricultural economics as well as others.  We are honored to host Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture Mr. Andy Gipson on Tuesday, December 4th.

In addition to the regularly scheduled program, Delta Plastics will be offering a hands on Pipe Planner workshop at three different times throughout the event.  Laptops will be provided for this workshop; however, you may complete the workshop with your personal mobile device or Ipad if so desired.

Certified crop adviser CEUs, consultants license renewal, and pesticide applicator re-certification credits have been approved.  Certified Crop Adviser Continuing Education Credits are as follows: Nutrient Management – 3.0; Soil & Water Management – 2.5; Crop Management – 5.5; Integrated Pest Management – 7.0; and Professional Development – 0.5.

A block of hotel rooms are available at the Courtyard By Marriott (662-338-3116) and Comfort Suites (662-324-9595).  You must call these hotels directly and mention the Row Crop Short Course.  A number of folks have tried to book rooms online but the hotels are shown as sold out as we have a large block of rooms reserved.  Other local hotels include the recently renovated Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, La Quinta, and Holiday Inn Express.

2018 Row Crop Short Course Preliminary Program:

2018 Row Crop Short Course Program

Online registration can be completed by following the link below:

2018 Row Crop Short Course Online Registration

Paper registration forms can be accessed below:

2018 Row Crop Short Course Printable Registration Form

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Darrin Dodds, Extension Cotton Specialist
By Darrin Dodds, Extension Cotton Specialist October 26, 2018 14:00
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