Middle Tennessee


Tuesday, February 1st
UT Space Institute – Tullahoma, TN


8:30-9:15 am Auditorium
Welcome to the Middle Tennessee Grain Conference
Bruce Steelman | Lincoln County Extension

Welcome & Update on Master Row Crop Producer
Rob Holland | Interim Assistant Dean, UT Extension

Wine & Spirits Industry / Utilizing Spent Grains & Local Sources
Kyle Hensley | TDA Business Consultant

Tennessee Corn Producers Board Update
Carol Reed | Executive Director

Tennessee Soybean Council Update
Park Wells | Executive Director


9:30-10:15 am Auditorium
Market Outlook and Payments for Carbon Credit
Dr. Aaron Smith | UT Crop Marketing Specialist

9:30-10:15 am Jacobs Conference Room
Controlling Mycotoxins & Diseases in Corn
Ms. Autumn McLaughlin | PhD Student, UT Plant Pathology

9:30-10:15 am Library
Grain Storage Economics: Bins vs. Bags
Tori Marshall | UT Area Farm Management Specialist

10:30-11:15 am Auditorium
Grass & Vine Control in Corn
Dicamba-Resistant Pigweed Management in Soybean
Dr. Larry Steckel | UT Weed Specialist
Delaney Foster | UT Graduate Research Assistant

10:30-11:15 am Jacobs Conference Room
Corn & Soybean Fertility Research & Resources
Dr. Nutifafa Adotey | UT Soil & Nutrient Management Specialist

10:30-11:15 am Library
Implementation of TN Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy
Forbes Walker | UT Environmental Soil Specialist

11:30-12:15 am Auditorium
Farm Transition Planning
Kevin Ferguson | Manage Coordinator

11:30-1:15pm LUNCH – “The View” Dining Hall | Visit Trade Show

{Sponsored by Tennessee Farmers Cooperative}

11:30-1:15 pm Auditorium
Fertilizer Market Update
GreenPoint Ag. | Crop Nutrient Representative 

1:30 pm Auditorium: KEYNOTE

Futuristic Farming Technologies
Shannon Norwood | Precision Ag. Manager, Tri-Green Equip.

2:30 pm Auditorium
Dicamba & Paraquat Recertification ($25.00)

Pre-register for re-certification session in Trade Show

*Will immediately follow conclusion of Keynote in Auditorium*

2:30 pm Evaluations & Adjourn –

Please complete evaluation & leave it at our registration table. Don’t forget to pick up your Middle Tennessee Grain Conference toboggan and other materials on your way out. If you’re staying for re-certifications, please see info above & don’t forget to sign up for CCA or Commercial Applicator points (see below)

Certified Crop Advisor points
(CCA sign-up sheets will be posted in the Trade Show area)

Commercial Pesticide Application Re-certification points.
(CPA sign-up sheets will be posted in the Trade Show area)