Whether you’re looking for wheat, rice or soybean production recommendations, this course will provide information to manage disease and insects, increase the availability of phosphorus in the soil and increase genetic potential. After successful completion of this course, you’ll be able to share with your customers:
• How to identify common diseases in spring and winter wheat
• The lifespan and characteristics of wireworm species
• The factors that affect phosphorus availability in the soil
• How to increase the phosphorus availability in rice production
• The importance of timing when foliar feeding soybeans
• Three considerations for releasing genetic potential in wheat
James Rose is part of the CHS Agronomy Product Development Department and is focused on product research and customer support. James’s position as technical specialist for Eastern Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Western Tennessee largely focuses on adjuvant research and crop protection. James comes from the University of Arkansas where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Soil, and Water Science. He is completing a Masters degree in Weed Science where research was centered around new 2,4-D and dicamba crop technologies.
Expertise: General agronomy, weed science, dicamba, 2,4-D, soil fertility, and soil science
Travis Palmquist is a Seed Improvement Specialist for CHS Agronomy. Before joining the company, he worked as a Quality Assurance Engineer for CINCH agri-business software. He also worked for almost a decade in corn and soybean research as a Research Associate for Pioneer Hi-Bred (DuPont) and Syngenta. Travis resides in Minnesota with his wife and two children. He stays busy with work and the children’s activities. In his free time, he enjoys golf and spending time with friends and family at the lake.
His areas of expertise include crop protection products with a direct focus on seed treatments and inoculants.
Jeff Kaiser joined Nufarm in Fall of 2019 to the Tech Service/product manager for seed treatment business. Prior to Nufarm Jeff worked at Rosen’s developing the seed treatment business segment in the Midwest for 7 years. Before Rosen, Jeff worked a 17 year career at Syngenta while launching several new products in the seed treatment group and working in the crop protection business prior to that. Jeff holds a degree in agribusiness from Western Illinois University.
David earned both his Bachelor and Master’s degree at Michigan State University. He went on to work for the University for 25 years. He retired from Michigan State University in 2010 where he implemented and managed an on -arm trial testing program. The program tested agriculture inputs as they were introduced to market, and included an extensive variety testing for both corn and soybeans. In 2010, David joined DuPont Pioneer to implement and manage a new on farm variety testing program. In 2016 David joined Michigan Sugar Company as their Chief Agronomist. In 2018 David joined Vive Crop Protection as their Technical Sales Agronomist.