Illinois: Agronomy Field Day, Ewing, July 26

🕔Jul 13, 2018The University of Illinois Extension will host the Ewing Demonstration Center Agronomy Field Day on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9 a.m.  Every growing season presents challenges to production, and […]

Illinois: Grain Farm Income Projections After Recent Price Declines

🕔Jul 11, 2018In recent weeks, cash corn prices have declined by $.50 per bushel and soybean prices by $1.80 per bushel, resulting in much lower 2018 income expectations.  Crop revenue and returns […]

Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savoy, Aug. 16

🕔Jul 11, 2018Ever wondered how you could use drones to make life easier on the farm? Need new and effective management strategies for western corn rootworm, soybean diseases, or herbicide-resistant weeds? Plan […]

Illinois: Crop Sciences Field Day, Monmouth, July 18

🕔Jul 9, 2018The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center near Monmouth has scheduled a field day for July 18. University of Illinois crop sciences faculty, researchers, students, and Extension specialists will […]

Illinois Corn: How Is Our Crop Doing at the Start of July?

🕔Jul 6, 2018The crop progress report from NASS showed that on July 1, 40 percent of the Illinois corn crop was silking, the crop rating was 85 percent good + excellent (G […]

Illinois: Crop Sciences Field Day, Monmouth, July 18

🕔Jun 29, 2018The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center near Monmouth has scheduled a field day for July 18. University of Illinois crop sciences faculty, researchers, students, and Extension specialists will […]

Illinois Farm Business: 5-Year Income Projections for Grain Farms

🕔Jun 27, 2018Five-year financial projections for Illinois grain farms suggests continued low farm incomes, given that yields are at trend levels with corn prices near $3.60 per bushel and soybean prices ranging […]

Illinois Soybeans: Concerned About White Mold? Check Out Sporecaster.

🕔Jun 27, 2018White mold, caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, is one of the most problematic diseases impacting soybean production in the northern portion of Illinois.   Fungicides can be used to suppress this disease; however, the […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Tips to Help Make Fungicide Decisions

🕔Jun 25, 2018Every year we hear about fungicides, and their utility in agronomic production systems.  Indeed, these products can be an extremely useful tool to prevent yield-related losses resulting from fungal diseases. However, reduced […]

Illinois: Gov. Rauner Releases Additional $5 Mln to Extension

🕔Jun 22, 2018Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the release of $16 million in agriculture grants on Friday, including $5 million for University of Illinois Extension services. The announcement was made at Stremsterfer Farms […]

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