2020 Winter Grower Meeting – Agenda

2020 Michigan Wheat Program Annual Winter Grower Meeting
Eagle Eye, Grand Garden Room // 15500 Chandler Road, Bath, MI 48808
Wednesday, March 18, 2018 // 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  –  Industry Displays

9:00 a.m.  – Welcome & Introductions, David Milligan, Michigan Wheat Program Chairman

9:15 a.m.  – Industry Production Panel

  • Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Specialist moderator
  • Jacob Hecht, CCA, Plant Manager, Star of the West, Richville
  • Clay Martz, CCA, Manager, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Woodbury
  • Ben Wilson, Helena AGRIntelligence Agronomist

10:15 a.m. – BREAK – Industry Displays

10:45 a.m.  –  MI Wheat Program Update, Jody Pollok-Newsom, MI Wheat Program Executive Director

11:00 a.m. –  Wheat Marketing, Angie Setzer, Vice President of Grain, Citizens LLC

12:00 –  Industry Displays & Lunch

1:00 p.m. – National Wheat View, Josh Tonsager, Vice President of Policy and Communications, National Association of Wheat Growers

1:30 –  New Varieties-What’s on the Horizon for Growers, Eric Olson, MSU Wheat Breeder

2:00 – Wheat Yield Contest Recognition & Announcement, Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Specialist

2:20 –  Weather: What Lies Ahead, Mark Torregrossa, MLive weather

3:20 – Resources for 2020 & RUP (8)/CCA (4.5) Credits for Growers,
Martin Nagelkirk, retired MSU Extension & Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Specialist

3:30  – Adjourn, David Milligan, Michigan Wheat Program Chairman

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