The 2015 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference – CCA Summer Workshop registration is now at maximum capacity! We want to thank everyone who has signed up for the class. You will receive a confirmation email upon registration & payment. Questions about the event – Please call 515-262-8323. The CCA Summer Workshop has gained immense interest for it’s content, speaker line-up, and CEUs offered. View more about the 2015 workshop>>

August 20, 2015 Schedule of Events:  

8:30-9                Check-in/Registration

9:00-9:50          Cover Crop Strategies to Reduce Nitrate Losses

                                Tom Kaspar, USDA-ARS-National Lab for Agriculture and the Environment

9:50-10:40        Key Aspects of the Nitrogen Cycle for Producers

                                Eric Hurley, Iowa NRCS

10:40-11:30      Ohio Nutrient & Water Policy Issues

                               Liz Hobart, Growmark

11:30-Noon      Lunch (included in registration)

Noon-12:50      Iowa Nutrient & Water Policy Issues

                               Dean Lemke, Agribusiness Association of Iowa

12:50-1:40        New Initiatives for Measuring & Demonstrating Environmental Progress

                               Shawn Richmond, Agribusiness Association of Iowa

1:40-2:30          In-Season Nitrogen Testing Tools

                               Liz Hobart, Growmark

                              Dean Lemke, Agribusiness Association of Iowa

                              Heartland Co-op

                              Shawn Richmond, Agribusiness Association of Iowa


Hansen Learning Center, ISU Campus, Ames IA


You can register for the 2016 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference starting in November 2015! The 2016 Showcase will offer CCA’s 14 additional credits in pest, nutrient, soil & water, and crop management. The Agribusiness Showcase & Conference is the second Tuesday and Wednesday in February every year!  Mark your calendars for Feb 9 – 10, 2016.

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What is the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference?

The Agribusiness Showcase and Conference is about giving attendees the opportunity to explore the innovative tools they need to grow their business, now and into the future. The industry’s innovation and technology will be showcased through featured speakers, presentations, and exhibitors. Workshops and exhibits pertain to everyone in the industry – agribusiness senior management, Certified Crop Advisers, grain professionals, pesticide applicators, and more.