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2017 Seed Forum & Annual Meeting

The Iowa Seed Association Annual Meeting and Seed Forum will be held at the Varied Industries Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA on Wednesday, February 15 from 9 am to Noon. 

Partnering with the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference will allow ISA to once again expand the education and networking opportunities available at our Seed Forum and Annual Meeting.

The Agribusiness Showcase & Conference is about giving agribusiness professionals the opportunity to explore the innovative tools they need to grow their business, now and into the future. More than 1,000 ag professionals attended the 2017 Conference and its the nation’s largest indoor field-day was held which filled the Varied Industries Building. Through ISA’s partnership with the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference, ISA members will have the opportunity to attend a wider variety of workshops and network with all facets of the ag industry.

The Seed Forum workshops are dedicated solely to information pertinent to the seed industry.  Please pre-register before Jan 17, 2017 for a discounted price $75.  After the 17th it will be $100. Registration includes educational materials, 2 Day Admission to the Showcase Floor, admission to the All Industry Reception on Tuesday, and lunch on Wednesday.

Seed Forum Agenda

February 15, 2017

Varied Industries Building

Conference Room B

9:00 AM
ISA Annual Meeting Recognition of ISA 2017 Honorary Member

9:15 AM
Iowa Legislative Update
– Dave Tierney, Monsanto

9:45 AM
GMO Answers
-Dr. Ruth MacDonald, ISU

10:15 AM
Pollinator Health Update and Initiatives
– Palle Pederson, Syngenta

11:00  AM
Noxious Weeds
-Meaghan Anderson, ISU

12:00 PM
iPad Raffle
– 1:30 PM All Industry Luncheon and ISU Scholarship Recognition on Showcase Floor Stage