2021 Virtual Soybean and Small Grains Congress

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join virtually for the Soybean and Small Grains Congress. DEC credits available. Hosted by Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team. 

February 10, 2021 (10:00am - Noon) DEC Check-in: 9:30am - 9:55am

10:00 - 10:30 Soybean Weed Control Updates
Michael Hunter, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NNY Team

10:30 - 11:00 Precision Planting Wheat
Dennis Pennington, Wheat Systems Specialist, Michigan State University

11:00 - 11:30 How to Grow 140 Bushel Wheat
Dwight Bartle, Wheat Producer, Brown City, Michigan

11:30 - 12:00 Soybean Cyst Nematode - Tracking and Managing the New Threat to NY Soybean Production
Jaime Cummings, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University

February 11, 2021 (10:00am - Noon) DEC Check-in: 9:30am - 9:55am

10:00 - 11:00 Getting Your Best Soybean and Wheat Yields Dr. Shawn Conley, Soybean & Wheat Specialist, University of Wisconsin

11:00 - 11:30 On-Farm Soybean Research Networks: What are We Learning?
Del Voight, Soybean Specialist, Penn State Extension

11:30 - Noon NY Small Grains Updates
Mike Stanyard, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NWNY Team

The conference will be held using Zoom. Pre-Registration is required - Links to the Zoom meetings will be emailed to you the day before the event. Don't have zoom? Sign up for free at: and click on "Sign Up, It's Free"

2.5 DEC points are available - In order to receive DEC Points, you have to pre-register. You will be required to enter your pesticide applicator ID # during registration. On the day of the event you will be required to Sign-in with your full name, and pesticide license number using the DEC check-in link that will be posted in the chat box. You can enter the meeting 30 minutes prior to the start of the session. At the end of each day you will be required to sign-out using the DEC check-out link in the chat box. If you do not sign-in and out of using the DEC check-in/out link each day, you will not be eligible to receive points.

CCA credits are also available, information will be posted at the end of each day. Please download the certified crop advisor app prior to the conference:

As information becomes available, it can be found at Information and registration for Soybean Congress

Last updated January 29, 2021