Soil & Water Management Seminar to be held February 26th

The University of Illinois Extension will be offering a Soil & Water Management Seminar on February 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

This program is geared toward Certified Crop Advisors, farmers and other agricultural professionals and will be held at both the Knox County Extension Office and in the 4-H Auditorium at the McDonough County Fair Grounds.

The presentations and speakers will be:

  • Cover Crops in Illinois - Dr. Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University
  • Using Wetlands to Reduce Nutrient Loading from Tile - Dr. David Kovacic, University of Illinois
  • The Role of Soil Management in Reducing Impacts of Weather Variation - Dr. Jerry Hatfield, Agricultural Research Service
  • Effects of 2011 Flooding and Levee breaches on Agricultural Lands of the Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys - Dr. Ken Olson, University of Illinois
  • Vertical Tillage Equipment - Dr. Tony Vyn, Purdue University


For CCAs, five continuing education units in Soil and Water Management will be offered.

Registration ($50 cost) is required for this program and includes lunch. The deadline for registration is February 19th.

To register for the Knox County seminar click here. To register for the McDonough County seminar click here.