Conference Overview

The 2020 Illinois Crop Management Conferences are in-depth programs providing university research-based information on current crop production issues. Certified Crop Advisors may earn up to 8 hours of CEU credit.

The 2020 mail-in registration form will be available below. On-line registration is open.

Dates and Locations


  • 7:00 am  Registration            
  • 8:00        It’s tough out there: Supporting Farmers and Promoting Mental Health, Dr. Josephine Rudolphi,
  • 9:00        Illinois Weather Review: A Look Back & Expectations for 2020 and Beyond, Dr. Trent Ford,
  • 10:00      How Should We Manage Today’s Corn Hybrids? Dr. Emerson Nafziger
  • 11:00      Updates in Field Crop Disease Management, Dr. Nathan Kleczewski
  • Noon      Lunch
  • 1:00 pm  The New Era of Herbicide Resistance... and You Thought the Last Era was Difficult, Dr. Aaron Hager,
  • 2:00        What’s the Real Deal with Cover Crops & Soybean Cyst Nematode? Dr. Chelsea Harbach
  • 3:00        Insect Management in Corn and Soybean, Dr.Nick Seiter
  • 4:00        Hemp, What Have We Learned in 2019? Extension Commercial Ag Team