Calendar

2018

• Through Nov. 29, 2018: Mississippi State University Online Pipe Planner Training Sessions
MSU, in conjunction with Delta Plastics, will offer online Pipe Planner training throughout the month. Attendees will receive introductory information as well as help designing their systems. All you need to do is download the GoToMeeting App to your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can log in and attend as many sessions as you like – event details

• Nov. 19, 2018: University of Missouri Extension Free Farm Tax Workshop
These will be offered at the following locations throughout the state: Brookfield, Chillicothe, Kirksville, Lebanon, Moberly, Potosi and Tuscumbia. This workshop explains major tax changes affecting farms and ranches that went into effect in December 2017. The workshops are 6:15-8:45 p.m. Extension specialists will present the workshops remotely through interactive distance learning technology. Topics include tax brackets, deductions, charitable contributions, estate and gift tax exemptions, depreciation, bonus depreciation, farm lease income, QBI deduction, Section 199A and drought issues. Preregister by Nov. 16. Call your local Extension center for more information. You may also call Mary Sobba at 573-581-3231, Joe Koenen at 573-947-2705 or Wesley Tucker at 417-326-4916.

• Nov. 27-28, 2018: Arkansas Crop Protection Association Research Conference
Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville, Arkansas. There will be a student paper competition. Registration is $50, with all proceeds to benefit the ACPA scholarship fund – event details

• Dec. 3-5, 2018: Mississippi State University Row Crop Short Course
MSU row crop short courseThe Mill, Starkville, Mississippi. Once again in 2018, we will have live entertainment on Monday, Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 as well as our customary steak and shrimp dinner on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 4. Certified crop adviser CEUs, consultants license renewal, and pesticide applicator re-certification credits have been applied for and will be finalized once approved. For more information, including a preliminary schedule and registration materials, visit Mississippi Crops.

• Dec. 13-14, 2018: Alabama Row Crop Short Course
The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, Auburn, Alabama – event details

• Dec. 13-15, 2018: Soybean Cyst Nematode Conference
Westin Colonnade, Coral Gables, Florida – event details

• Dec. 18-19, 2018: University of Missouri Crop Management Conference
Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. Topics include wheat management, commodity markets, emerging crop pests, post-drought diseases, phosphorus management, soybean management and yield gaps, soil health, weed management, soil and water conservation, behavioral economics, new ag technology and glyphosate-resistant weeds – event details

2019

• Jan. 4, 2019: Tri-State Soybean Forum
Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, Mississippi. Check back later on for more information.

• Jan. 22-24, 2019: 2019 Arkansas Crop Management Conference
Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas – event details

• Jan. 23, 2019: Louisiana Soil Health & Cover Crop Conference
Hampton Inn, West Monroe, Louisiana – event details

• Jan. 24, 2019: Louisiana Soil Health & Cover Crop Conference
DeWitt Livestock Facility, Dean Lee Research Station, Alexandria, Louisiana – event details

• Jan. 24, 2019: Eastern Tennessee Grain and Soybean Conference
East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center Plant Science Unit, 3215 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, Tennessee – event details

• Jan. 30, 2019:: Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference & Expo 2019
Arkansas State University Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Ark. The Conference & Expo will address the latest issues and trends in soil and water conservation. A soil and water conservation technology trade show will be included. For more information, contact Chris at 870-972-2043 or chrisjones@astate.edu.

• Feb. 4, 2019: Crop Scouting School
University of Missouri Fisher Delta Research Center, Portageville, Missouri – event details

• Feb. 5-6, 2019: 46th MACA (Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association) Annual Conference
Bost Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi. Check back later for more information.

• Feb. 7, 2019: Western Tennessee Grain & Soybean Conference
Dyer County Fairgrounds, Dyersburg, Tennessee – event details

• Feb. 11-13, 2019: Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Conference
Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, Louisiana – event details

• Feb. 28-March 2, 2019: Commodity Classic
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida – event details

• March 1-2, 2019: 67th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Cook Convention Center, Memphis, Tennessee – event details

• March 21-22, 2019: Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference
Holiday Inn, Alexandria, Louisiana. The conference includes tours of area agricultural operations as well as opportunities to network, support, empower and educate. Marji Guyler-Alaniz, president and founder of FarmHer will share her story of inspiration and finding her passion. For more information, visit Louisiana Women in Ag.

If you have an event you want listed, please send the information to Soybean South editor Vicky Boyd at vlboyd@onegrower.com.