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Illinois: Northwestern Ag Research Center Field Day, Monmouth, July 26

Ernst Undesser
By Angie Peltier, University of Illinois June 23, 2017

Illinois: Northwestern Ag Research Center Field Day, Monmouth, July 26

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The program is set for the 36th annual University of Illinois’ Northwestern Agricultural Research Center Field Day. The program will begin at 8 am on Wednesday, July 26.

Topics and speakers will include:

  • Lessons from 35+ Years of Research at the Northwestern Illinois Ag Research Center – Emerson Nafziger – Extension Specialist, Crop Production, University of Illinois
  • Reducing Tile Drainage Nitrate Loss: Chippin’ Away with Woodchip Bioreactors – Laura Christianson – Extension Specialist, Water Quality, University of Illinois
  •  2017: Insect Headlines in Western Illinois – Kelly Estes – Coordinator, Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program, Illinois Natural History Survey
  •  Important Soybean Diseases in Illinois – Roger Bowen – Visiting Research Scientist, Dept. of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, USDA-ARS

The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center is a 320 acre facility, established in 1980, 1 mile North and 4 miles West of Monmouth at 321 210th Avenue. Each year, more than 50 different projects are conducted by up to 12 campus-based project leaders and the center superintendent.

For more information about continuing education units offered at the Field Day visit the Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center website.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Greg Steckel (309) 734-7459, gsteckel@illinois.edu by July 5.


Source: : http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3922

Ernst Undesser
By Angie Peltier, University of Illinois June 23, 2017