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2014 North Central Division Meeting

June 11-13, 2014 at the UWEX Conference Center in Madison, Wisconsin

Meeting Program (final)

(posted June 5, 2014)

Meeting Proceedings

(posted June 5, 2014)

Meeting Location & Address

The Pyle Center
University of Wisconsin-Extension
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706-1420
Guest Services and Front Desk: 608-262-1122
Fax: 608-262-8516

Lodging Location & Address 

The Lowell Center
University of Wisconsin-Extension
610 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703-1104
Assistant Manager: 608-263-4799
Reservations: Phone:  866-301-1753 or Book Online: and use Group Code NCDAPSAM. The Standard room rate is $89/night and $12 each additional person or the Deluxe rooms are $109/night and $12 each additional person. 
Guest Services and Front Desk: 608-256-2621
Fax: 608-262-5445


Apply for a Student Travel Award for the 2014 APS-NC Meeting by May 16, 2014 

Early Career Award - (nominations due May 9)

Distinguished Service Award - (nominations due May 9)

Student Oral Presentation/Poster Awards

Workshops and Field Trips

(make sure to check the appropriate box when registering for the meeting!)


SOLD OUT! Grapes & Grass Field Trip highlighting the wine grape and turfgrass industries of Wisconsin.  Visits to Wollersheim Winery and O.J. Noer Turf Grass Research Center. Wednesday, June 11, 1:00 - 5:30 PM (fee for bus service)

Most of Madison Field Trip highlighting the food, culture, sites, and science of Madison, Wisconsin, June 11, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

NCERA 184 Wheat Working Group (by invitation), Wednesday, June 11, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Call for Abstracts

(click here for full instructions)
Abstract submission is closed.

You are invited to submit abstracts for the 2014 North Central Division Meeting. If you would like your abstract published through APS, a $50 fee is required and payment must be remitted to APS Headquarters by calling 1.651.454.7250. We encourage graduate students to participate in the competition – please check the box “This paper is for the student paper competition” on the online submission form.  

Note: There is a limit of 6 oral presentations, first-come-first-serve, for the graduate student competition. If there are more than 6 abstracts submitted for graduate student oral presentations, they will become poster presentations. Non-students will present posters only

Below are the instructions for accessing the abstract submission form.

2) Enter Username and Password (contact APS Headquarters toll free at 1.651.454.7250 if you have forgotten it or need assistance)
3) Click Submit button
4) Enter presentation type, title and abstract
5) Add presenter and author information
6) You will receive an e-mail notification that your abstract has been submitted.

For questions or problems regarding the online abstract submission form, contact An Nguyen at APS Headquarters by email


Meeting Registration

Pre-registration closed on 6/9/14 at 9:00 a.m. C.S.T. 
Please regsiter onsite!

Also note that both tours are SOLD OUT!

Online (you must be logged into the APS website to register online)

Online registration will close on Monday, June 9 at 9:00 a.m. C.S.T. Please register onsite!
Click this ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM link to register online today!

By Phone:
Call APS Headquarters at 1.800.481.2698 (toll free in U.S.) or 1.651.454.7250 (Canada, Int'l) to register. Your registration can be processed in less than one minute with a credit card and a receipt will be e-mailed to you!

By Fax/Mail:
Click here to print a .pdf of the 2014 Meeting Registration Form that can be faxed or mailed to APS Headquarters. (Note: we do not recommend sending your credit card information via e-mail since it is not secure. Please fax, phone, or mail your credit card information.)