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.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.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.