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Illinois: Soil Fertility Seminar, Feb. 28

Ernst Undesser
By Angie Peltier, University of Illinois February 13, 2017

Illinois: Soil Fertility Seminar, Feb. 28

Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the foci of a Soil Fertility Seminar on February 28, 2017 in 18 different University of Illinois Extension county offices.

Presentations will be delivered through web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Topics and speakers will include:

  • Increasing importance of sulfur for field crops-Dr. John Sawyer, Iowa State University
  • Illinois NREC: What have we learned?-Dr. Robert Hoeft, Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council
  • Managing Nitrogen to Improve Efficiency-Dr. Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois
  • Tile Nitrate Loss: Effect of fertilizer N application method and cover crops-Lowell Gentry, University of Illinois
  • N and P retention as influenced by tillage and cover crops in a corn-soybean rotation-Dr. Maria Villamil, University of Illinois

Registration costs $50 per person, which includes lunch. Certified crop advisors may earn up to five nutrient management credits.

To view a list of participating counties, a detailed agenda and to register, please visit the Soil Fertility Seminar Webpage.

Please note that the registration deadline may vary by county.


Source: : http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3831

Ernst Undesser
By Angie Peltier, University of Illinois February 13, 2017