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January 29-31, 2013

Crop Production and Seed Technology Conference

Event Dates: January 29,30,31, 2013

Crowne Plaza North Columbus, OH

 

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association is excited to announce the new 2013 OABA Crop Production and Seed Technology Conference, which will take place January 29-31, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. This is the first OABA event of its kind, and combines two long-time successful events – the Crop Production Conference and the Seed Technology Seminar – with invaluable networking opportunities for agronomy and other agribusiness professionals. Register today!

 

Event Highlights:

Value – This three-day event provides 19 continuing education credits – almost half of the Certified Crop Adviser CEUs needed in a two-year period – at less than $16 per CEU.

  • By registering for this three-day event, participants will also receive complimentary admission to the Industry Networking Receptions and Dinner, and the breakfast panel discussion.

Professional Networking – This event provides valuable networking opportunities each day for you and your staff, including an Industry Networking Reception on Jan. 29, and an Industry Networking Reception and Dinner on Jan. 30.

Quality Speakers and Content – Each day is packed with top-notch, widely-respected speakers and industry professionals, sharing their expertise on a variety of topics, including: 4R Nutrient Management Stewardship and water quality, yield improvement methods, utilization of handheld technology and social media in sales, cover crop management, honeybee decline and much more. Speakers include:

  • ODA Director Daniels, ODNR Director Zehringer and OEPA Director Nally will lead a panel discussion about nutrient management and water quality during breakfast on Jan. 31.
  • Dr. Bruce McPheron, the new Vice President of Agricultural Administration and dean of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, will be the keynote speaker at the Industry Networking Dinner on Jan. 30.
  • Jym Ganahl, NBC4 Chief Meteorologist, will share insight about weather and climate changes, and the impacts these have on agriculture. (Tentatively confirmed, subject to change.)

 

Event Details:

Date – January 29, 30 and 31
Location – Crowne Plaza Columbus North; 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus, OH 43229
Agenda – Click here here for a full agenda (subject to change).
Hotel Accommodations – If you are planning to stay overnight, make hotel accommodations by January 14 for the group rate of $99. Call 1-800-996-8916 and use the group discount code "OAB" or click here.
Cost – There are several options for registration:

  • All-Inclusive Event Registration – $300
    (non-member = $450) 
    • This registration includes admission into all three days of educational programming, the Industry Networking Receptions and Dinner, and the breakfast panel discussion with the ODA, ODNR and OEPA Directors.
  • One-Day Event Registration – $125
    (non-member = $175)
  • Jan. 30 Reception/Dinner-Only Registration – $40
  • Jan. 31 Breakfast Panel-Only Registration – $25
    (non-member = $35)

 

Event Registration
  1. For secure online registration, CLICK HERE!
  2. Click here for a printable form that you can mail, fax or email.

 

Hotel Accommodations

If you are planning to stay overnight, make hotel accommodations as soon as possible:

  1. To book online through the group discount code (OAB), click here.
  2. Call 1-800-996-8916 and use the group code "OAB" to book under the group discount.

 

Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration

There are several sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities (click here to view) available. Pledge your support:

  1. For secure online registration as an event sponsor/exhibitor, CLICK HERE!
  2. Click here for a printable form that you can mail, fax or email.
  3. Call 614-326-7520 (option 1).

 

Thank you to those who have already pledged their sponsorship for this event:

  • Action Pest Control, Inc.
  • Advanced Biological Marketing
  • Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers
  • The Andersons, Inc.
  • CGB Fertilizer
  • CHS Inc.
  • Consolidated Grain & Barge, Inc.
  • Crop Production Services
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • GROWMARK, Inc.
  • Honeywell Inc.
  • Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers
  • INTX Microbials, LLC
  • Koch Agronomic Services, LLC
  • Koch Nitrogen
  • KOVA of Ohio
  • Mercer Landmark, Inc.
  • Monsanto
  • Morral Companies, LLC
  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • PotashCorp/PCS Sales
  • Rosen's Inc.
  • Steve Peters Co.
  • Syngenta
  • Valent U.S.A. Corporation
  • WinField

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