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NW Iowa Nutrient Management Summit

Dec 16, 2018

JANUARY 24, 2019

Crossroads Pavilion Event Center in Sheldon, IA

Cooperative Farmers Elevator along with participating partners will host the 2019 Nutrient Management Summit. 

MEETING 1                     10:00AM - 12:00PM
LUNCH                            12:00PM -   1:00PM
MEETING 2                       1:00PM -   3:00PM
DINNER                             6:15PM -   7:00PM
MEETING 3                       7:00PM -   8:30PM 


You are invited to attend 1 of the 3 meetings. Speakers and content will be the same for all 3. Vendors will be available before and after each meeting. 


Speakers:

Sally Flis: Director of Agronomy at The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) in Washington D.C., USA. In her role at TFI, Sally works with the 4R Nutrient Stewardship programs to help increase the science base and understanding of on-farm practice implementation. Sally is also involved in providing science support for state and national nutrient policy issues. Before joining TFI, Sally worked with famers in the Northeastern U.S. to implement and develop nutrient management plans. Dr. Flis received her Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Vermont, her M.S. Dairy Science and B.S. in Dairy Science and Agronomy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Dean Lemke: joined AAI as its Nutrient Management and Environmental Stewardship Director in October 2013. Dean was the lead author of the agricultural non-point source section of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and has over forty years of experience in developing and implementing research initiatives, new technologies, policies and assistance programs to advance environmental stewardship of production agriculture. Dean leads AAI’s efforts to assist with the implementation of Iowa’s Water Quality Initiative and the tracking of voluntary adopted practices outlined in the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.


Vendors:
Agribusiness Association of Iowa, CORTEVA, DNR, Healthy Farms, Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance, Iowa Cattleman’s Association, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Soybean Association, The Fertilizer Institute, USDA, Winfield United
 


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