Extension Ag Update
January/February 2001
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“LOOK LOW AS YOU GO”: A Plan for Scouting Fields and Submitting Samples for Soybean Rust Diagnosis. While in soybean fields, carefully look at the lower quarter of soybean plants in addition to “top growth”; be sure to examine undersides of leaves. More

2005 Farm Machinery Costs. A series of reports on the costs of completing field, harvesting, and forage operations on Illinois farms are now available on the University of Illinois's farmdoc website. More

New Agriculture Network Newsletter. Four universities -- Michigan State University, University of Illinois, Purdue University, and Iowa State University -- have joined resources to bring seasonal advice to field crop and vegetable growers interested in organic agriculture. More

Rural Route 2 Is Available at 1-800-468-1834. More