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2013 Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic

July 23-24, 2013

Complete brochure as PDF. Contains detail of program sessions and registration form.

Purpose of Clinic

This clinic is designed to train or update agricultural professionals in the management of crop health and field crop diagnostics. Participants will have the opportunity to fine tune their skills in diagnosing crop production and pest problems. In addition, the Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic will focus on hands-on training in the following areas:

  • Soil, water and nutrient management
  • Crop Protection Issues
  • Soil Conservation
  • Identification of insects and herbicide injury
  • Soil Health
  • Crop Production Issues
  • Program Fee

    Cost of the two-day clinic is $150 per person. Cost for attending only one day is $75. This registration fee includes instruction, reference materials, noon lunches and refreshment breaks.

    Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEU)

    CEU credit has been applied for under the CCA Program.

    Registration

    Early registration is encouraged because attendance is limited to 80 participants.

  • by phone: (573) 884-7945
  • by mail
  • by fax: (573) 884-5554
  • Registrations postmarked after July 15, 2013, will be charged a $20 late-registration fee. On-site registrations can only be accommodated if space permits.

    Lodging

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn - East at 915 Port Way, for participants of the clinic. Call the hotel directly at (573) 474-4444 and identify yourself with the MU Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic to receive the special $74 rate. Call soon to reserve your room as the block will be released on July 15, 2013. The Holiday Inn - East is located on the south side of I-70 at the Lake of the Woods exit.

    Program Outline for The Two-Day Clinic

    Day One:
    7:30 a.m. Check-in (coffee, juice, donuts, bagels, fruit)
    7:45 a.m. Introductions and directions
    8:00 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.     Nine 50-minute sessions and lunch
     
    Day Two:
    7:30 a.m. Coffee, juice, donuts, bagels, fruit
    8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.     Six 50-minute sessions and lunch

    All New Format! For this years’ Clinic there will be five different topics over the two-day period. Within each topic there will be three different sessions given three times so everyone will be able to attend all three sessions within that topic. You do not need to choose which sessions to attend since everyone will be able to attend all sessions. Participants will receive a three-ring binder containing reference material. Enrollment for the clinic will be limited to 80 people.

    Cancellations

    All registration fees will be refunded if the Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic is canceled by the University of Missouri. Written cancellation requests postmarked before July 15, 2013 will be refunded minus a $20 processing fee. If you fail to attend the program and do not notify Thresa Chism at the Bradford Research Center at (573) 884-7945, you are liable for the entire fee.

    Directions to the Bradford Research & Extension Center

    From Highway 63 south of I-70, take the Broadway and Route WW exit. Go east on Route WW for 6.5 miles. Turn right on Rangeline Road (look for the sign), and go south for 2 miles. The Bradford Research Center is on the right at 4968 Rangeline Road South. Look for the Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic sign at the entrance. For alternative routes check our web site: http://aes.missouri.edu/Bradford/contact.php

    More Information

    For additional registration information, please contact Thresa Chism at the Bradford Research & Extension Center, (573) 884-7945 or by e-mail at ChismT@missouri.edu.

    For information on the content of the clinic sessions - not registration - please contact Tim Reinbott, Superintendent of the Bradford Research & Extension Center, at (573) 884-7945 or by e-mail at ReinbottT@missouri.edu.

    This program is sponsored by University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and University Outreach and Extension