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2019 Fluid Forum and Annual Meeting

February 17 @ 7:00 am - February 19 @ 7:00 pm

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The Annual Fluid Forum will be held February 18-19, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Phoenix-Scottsdale, 4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South, Phoenix, AZ.

Special rates apply. Call 602-765-5818 or register on line before January 25, 2019 and mention the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation event or insert the group code FFF.

The Forum is the main event of the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation. FFF funded researchers present their findings to industry members and other researchers. It is a unique opportunity for researchers and industry from all over the country to interact. The year is recapped at the Annual Meeting, awards are presented to outstanding individuals, and the members elect board members.

Hotel Discount Information

Conference rates ($229/night) are good from February 13, 2019 through February 23, 2019
Reservations may be made by inserting the group code FFF when using the regular Hilton website or the hotel’s website (click on the logo above or copy the link below).   Enter Group Code FFF by selecting “Add special rate codes” on the hotel’s website. You may also call directly to 1-800-Embassy and simply mention this code as well.
Embassy Suites Hotel Phoenix-Scottsdale, 4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South, Phoenix, AZ  85032


Conference Schedule

2019 Fluid Fertilizer Foundation Forum and Annual Meeting
Embassy Suites, Scottsdale, Arizona
February 18 & 19, 2019

Sunday, February 17
7:00 Continental breakfast will be served.
7:30 Research and Education committee meeting
Continental breakfast.
9:30 AM Adjourn

Monday, February 18
7:00 Continental breakfast will be served.
7:30 Board of Directors meeting
Continental breakfast.
9:30 AM Adjourn

10:00 AM Registration Opens

1:00 PM Introduction and announcements
1:10 PM Keynote – Brett Nightingale, CF Industries
2:00 PM Improving Corn Yields and Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) with Late-Vegetative N Applications Using High Clearance Equipment. – Dorivar Ruiz Diaz
2:45 PM Comparison of ATS placement methods to enhance yield of continuous corn – Jeff Vetsch
3:15 PM Break
3:45 PM Evaluation of Foliar Fertilizers in Cotton for Plant Growth, Reproductive Development, Yield, Fiber Quality, and Financial Return – Katie Lewis
4:15 PM Nitrogen Management for High-Yield High-Protein Winter Wheat – Romulo Lollato
4:45 PM Adjourn

5:00-7:00 Reception (Tentative)

Tuesday February 19
8:00 AM Introduction and announcements
8:05 AM Understanding and Increasing Soybean Yields – Ryan Van Roekel, Pioneer Hi-Bred
9:00 AM Nitrogen and Phosphorus Management to Increase Nutrient Use Efficiency and Corn Grain Yield – Fred Below
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Fluid Nitrogen-Sulfur Formulations to Mitigate Sulfur Deficiencies and Maximize Cotton – Hunter Frame
11:00 AM Liquid Fertilizer Combinations with Biostimulants to Improve Nutrient Response, Terry Tindall and Galen Mooso—J.R. Simplot Boise Idaho
11:35 AM Annual Meeting & Luncheon
1:20 PM Round table discussion – Future direction of research and its funding
2:20 PM Can Humic substances be used as “enhancers” to alter fertilizer-phosphorus reaction pathways in soils? Ganga Hettiarachchi
2:50 PM Adjourn
5:00-6:30 Reception


February 17 @ 7:00 am
February 19 @ 7:00 pm


Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Scottsdale
4415 E. Paradise Village Pkwy South
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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