August 5-7, 2013, Des Moines, Iowa

Last update: August 15, 2013      


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NUE Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, August 5-7, 2013

August 5th  Travel to Des Moines. 
Tour/barbecue 4:00 pm

August 6th


Tuesday, August 6, Holiday Inn

8:00-8:30 a.m. –Welcome and Introduction - John Shanahan- DuPont Pioneer

8:30-9:00 a.m. – Dr. Jeff Schussler - NUE Research on Maize at DuPont Pioneer

9:00-9:30 p.m. – Dr. Jim Schepers- Moving Beyond Nitrogen with Field Sensors

9:30-10:00 a.m. – Dr. Cliff Snyder- IPNI-North American 4R Research Fund: Status and Outlook

10:00-10:30 a.m. – Break to view posters

10:30-11:00 –Dr. Nicholas Tremblay (Agriculture & Agri-food Canada) and Newell Kitchen (USDA-ARS) - A Meta-Analysis on Sensors Readings from the 2006-2009 North-American Regional Corn Trial

11:00-11:30 - Robson Paula and Pellisson Kaminski- DuPont Pioneer Experiences with Precision Ag in Brazil

11:30-12:00- Dr. Haishun Yang- Univ. of Nebraska -Update on Hybrid N-Maize model for making N recommendations

12:00-1:00 - Lunch

1:00-1:30 –Laura Stevens- Univ. of Nebraska -Regional Maize-N/Sensor-directed Side-dress Project for Corn

1:30- 2:00- Dr. Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio-CIMMYT -Experiences with Crop Sensors in Mexico

2:00-2:15 - Jake Bushong- Oklahoma State Univ.-Use of Mesonet Soil Moisture for Improving Yield Prediction

2:15-2:30 -Eric Miller- Oklahoma State Univ.-Update on Trimble Greenseeker Handheld Crop Sensor

2:30-3:00- Bao-Luo Ma- Agriculture & Agri-food Canada- Canopy Reflectance Signatures: Impact of Soil pH on the Responses of Crop Plants to Fertilizer N Application

3:00-3:30- Break to view posters

3:30-4:00- Micah Eidem, Russ Linhardt – Trimble- Overview of Trimble Greenseeker N application system

4:30-5:00- Dr. Mike Schlemmer- Bayer Crop Sciences -Crop Canopy Sensors for High Throughput Phenomic Systems


Wednesday, August 7, Holiday Inn

8:00-8:30 a.m. – Chad Fick – AgLeader Technology-Recent Experiences with AgLeader OptRx system

8:30-9:00 a.m. –Dr. John Solie – Oklahoma State Univ.-Tying the Loose Ends of the Generalized Algorithm

9:00-9:30 p.m. – Dr. David Clay- South Dakota State Univ.-Trends in Corn Water Use Efficiency across Hybrid Eras

9:30-10:00 a.m. – John Shanahan – Crop Sensor Research for Corn N Management at DuPont Pioneer

10:00-10:30 a.m. –Antonio Ray Asebedo- Kansas State Univ.- Comparison of Active Optical Sensors

10:30-11:00 a.m. – Wrap Up and Business meeting and election of next vice leader for ASA community

11:00-11:30   - Adjourn



Hilton Garden Inn
8600 Northpark Drive
Johnston, IA  50131
Phone:  515-270-8890
Room rate: $75/night, plus tax; breakfast not included

Holiday Inn Express
8789 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA, 50322
Phone: 515-278-9000
Room rate: $77/night, plus tax; breakfast included

Please identify room block for “PIONEER NUE MEETING” when making your reservation.

Deadline for reservations is Monday, July 15, 2013.  Room block will be released after that date.

Hotels are less than 1 mile apart.

Meeting will be held at Holiday Inn Express on Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7.  Continental breakfast will be provided in conference meeting room. 

NUE Meeting History

November 21-22, 1996, Lincoln, NE
June 6-7, 1998, Lincoln, NE
March 1, 1999, Stillwater, OK, Schepers Lecture
July 19-20, 2001, Stillwater, OK  “2X Strip”
January 17-19, 2002, Lincoln, NE
June 10-12, 2002, Shelton, NE

May 18-20, 2003, Stillwater, OK
August 3-5, 2004, Lincoln,NE
August 10-12, 2005, Columbia, MO
August 7-9, 2006, Waseca, MN
August 6-8, 2007, Monmouth, IL
July 31 - August 1, 2008, Manhattan, KS
August 4-6, 2009, West Lafayette, IN
August 2-4, 2010, Stillwater, OK
August 6-8, 2012, Fargo, ND
August 5-7, 2013, Des Moines, IA

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