Agronomic Knowledge Day: Thursday, August 12

Join us at our AM or PM session. See below details of our new Answer Plot Location.

New Location!

Dale Answer Plot: 16906 N. C.R. 300 E. | Dale, IN. 47523
  • Special seed discounts for orders placed on Knowledge Day
  • Premium Prize Giveaways!

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Agenda Morning Session Evening Session
Registration 7:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
Welcome & Keynote 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 9:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Meal Provided 11:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
Adjourn Meeting 12:15 p.m. 8:15 p.m.

*All times are listed in Central Time zone

Keynote Speaker
Give Chance a Chance | John Romines, WinField United

Micro-Sessions
A Good Start Never Goes out of Style | Jesse Uebelhor, Superior Ag
New Fungicide Strategies | Glenn Longabaugh, WinField United

PARP - Regulartory Updates

Pay Purdue Extension $10 during registration to receive PARP points.
Nicholas Held, Purdue Extension Spencer Co.

Session Options During Event

You Only Get One Shot | Joe Rollin, Precision Planting

Genetics, It's Time for Perfection | Dan Adcock, CROPLAN

Nutrition, Driving Efficiency | Mark Heineman, WinField United

Changing the Game on Weeds | Bryan Young, Purdue University

Speaker Bios

John Romines


Winfield United VP Commercial Sales

John Romines graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Agriculture. He is currently a VP of Commercial Sales for WinField United. Romines began his career in Retail Management, shortly after he was relocated and began to work for CountryMark as a Region Credit Analyst. He pursued his passion into sales and was established as an emerging young sales leader. He assumed a role at LOL as a Seed Sales Manager, where he moved up the ranks from Eastern U.S. Sales Director, then U.S. Director of Seed & Agronomoy Sales, to his current role today. Romines resides in Versailles, KY with his wife, Susan. They have two adult children, Logan and Maddie.

Joe Rollin

Precision Planting Regional Manager

Joe Rollin is a Regional Manager from Precision Planting covering southern IN and southern OH. He resides in northeast OH in the small town of Spencer with his wife Rebecca. He actively farms and raises beef cattle with his two sons Joey and Jaxson Burt. Prior to Precision Planting, he spent 14 years at a Case IH dealership serving in several rolls including Precision Farming Specialist, Parts and Service Sales Rep, and Parts Manager.

Dan Adcock

Croplan Technical Seed Agronomist

Dan Adcock is a Regional Genetic Lead and Technical Seed Agronomist for Croplan. In his role, he is responsible for corn and soybean selection, advancement, and training for the Croplan product lineup in the Eastern United States. Adcock has worked for Croplan since 2006. Prior to 2006, he worked in Ag Retail. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a major in Ag Econ and a minor in Plant and Soil Science. Adcock resides in Pinckneyville, IL with his wife, Teresa and their 3 children: Nile (16), Ava (14) and Owen (11).

Mark Heineman

Winfield United Regional Agronomist, NE

Heineman received his B.S. in Diversified Agriculture with minor in Ag Economics, Ag Business, and Agronomy from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is currently a Regional Agronomist for WinField United, covering Nebraska. Prior to this role, Heineman worked as a
Plant Nutrition Specialist working with retailers and growers in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and Missouri. Mark grew up on a diversified crop and animal farm in the northeast part of Nebraska, where he still helps when he can. Currently he lives in Kearney, NE with his wife, Donica and children, Jayla and Quinton.

Bryan Young

Purdue University Professor of Weed Science

Bryan Young earned a B.S. in crop and soil science at Michigan State University and Ph. D. in crop science (specialization in weed science) from the University of Illinois. For the past 20 years he has held an academic position with teaching, research, and outreach responsibilities at Southern Illinois University and now Purdue University. His teaching responsibilities include the introductory and advanced courses on weed science. His research activity focuses on the characterization and management of herbicide-resistant weeds as well as herbicide optimization through improved application technologies. Bryan lives on a small farm in Brookston, IN.

Glenn Longabaugh

Winfield United Regional Agronomist

Longabaugh graduated from Purdue University
with a B.S. in Agronomy. Longabaugh began his career at Thompson Chemical in 1985 as manager of a retail fertilizer & chemical plant. In 1993, he moved to ICI seeds which became Garst and eventually Syngenta. Longabaugh dedicated 20 years at Syngenta & legacy companies primarily as a regional agronomist. In August of 2013, he landed his current career at Winfield United as a Plant Nutrition Specialist working with retailers in IL and IN. In May of 2014, he was promoted to a Regional Agronomist, with a background in seeds, traits, crop protection, soil fertility, plant nutrition and irrigation.