Extension Ag Update
November/December 2003
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County Agriculture Calendar

New programs are being confirmed every day. Keep in touch with your Extension Office for programs addressing the topics that interest you and are offered in your County. To find your counties website go to: http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/cie2/offices/findoffice.cfm

Statewide University of Illinois Extension Calendar Website

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/cie2/offices/calendar.cfm
Check out Extension’s searchable calendar to find programs throughout the state. Search by location, topic or date to find a program of your interest. To search for CCA-CEU’s, type CCA in the search box.

Corn & Soybean Research Update

June 10, 9 am – noon
Crops Training Center, Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Shabbona, IL

Emerson Nafziger, Extension specialist, will present an update on crop growth and current research. Continuing education units for Certified Crop Advisers will be available. For more information contact Dave Feltes, Extension Educator – IPM, Quad Cities Extension Center, 309-694-7501, dfeltes@extension.uiuc.edu

Twilight Wheat Field Day

June 23, 5:00 p.m.
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Station, Shabbona, IL

Growing and marketing wheat will be the focus of the Twilight Wheat Field Day on June 23 at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Station, Shabbona, IL. The evening will begin with Jim Quinton, Director, Illinois Wheat Association providing an update on wheat issues. Dr. Emerson Nafziger and Dr. Fred Kolb will round out the evening at the small grains research plots providing an update on current research. Continuing education units for Certified Crop Advisers will be available. For more information please contact Ellen Phillips, Crop Systems Educator, Countryside Extension Center, 708-352-0109, ephillps@uiuc.edu

Insect Update

July 10, 9am - noon
Crops Training Center, Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Shabbona, IL

Rootworm Update, soybean aphids, resistance management update with University of Illinois Extension Entomologists. For more information contact Dave Feltes, Extension Educator- IPM, Quad Cities Extension Center, 309-694-7501, dfeltes@extension.uiuc.edu

Soybean Disease Update & Invasive Species

August 25
Crops Training Center, Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Shabbona, IL

Late season soybean diseases such as BPMV, green stem, PRR, BSR and soybean rust will be discussed by Dean Malvick, Extension specialist. Invasive Species and their control will be discussed by Rob Wierderman, University of Illinois. Continuing education units for Certified Crop Advisers will be available. For more information contact Dave Feltes, Extension Educator- IPM, Quad Cities Extension Center, 309-694-7501, dfeltes@extension.uiuc.edu