ALERT: Special Webinar `Managing Through the Drought`

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American Society of Agronomy Provides Panel of Experts to Answer Questions Related to Heat and Dry Conditions

The hot, dry conditions are significantly impacting crops across a wide area of the United States and it's already leaving many in the agriculture community concerned about long-lasting effects.

The American Society of Agronomy is offering a free webinar on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 and scheduled from Noon to 1:30 p.m., Central Standard Time.  This specially planned webinar will feature a panel of experts to discuss a number of drought-related topics, including crop assessment, risk management and recommendations, and insurance.  There will also be time allowed for questions following the discussion.

Confirmed are:

  • Shawn Conley, PhD, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Emerson Nafziger, PhD, Professor of Crop Sciences and Extension Agronomist, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
  • Chad Lee, PhD, Grain Crops Extension Agronomist, University of Kentucky
  • Additional panelists still being added

Pre-registration is required for this free webinar.  Go to this link:  https://www.agronomy.org/education/webinars or contact Michele Lovejoy at the American Society of Agronomy, by email: mlovejoy@sciencesocieties.org  or by phone:  (608) 268-4953.  Once registered via the GoToMeeting system, participants will receive a confirmation email with instructions on connecting to the panel.

Certified Crop Advisers, Certified Professional Agronomists, American Society of Agronomy Members, the broader agricultural community and media covering ag-related topics are invited to take part in this special, inportant webinar focusing on the drought of 2012.

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