The conference is geared toward farmers, Certified Crop Advisors, and other agriculture professionals and will address many 'hot topics' in agriculture.
Presenters will include faculty from the U of I Extension and the Departments of Crop Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, and Agricultural Economics in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Presentations will focus on the most current crop, pest, nutrient, and soil and water management research and recommendations.
Each two-day conference will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The dates and locations are as follows:
- Jan. 29 and 30: Springfield
- Feb. 5 and 6: Champaign
- Feb. 12 and 13: Malta
Registration is required and includes lunch on both days. Advanced registration is $130; registration at the door is $150 (checks only). Online and mail-in registration forms and complete information on the topics that will be covered at each conference location are available at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/csrec .
Certified Crop Advisors can earn up to 13 hours of continuing education units.