This year’s Agronomy Day will feature a wide range of topics, including crop production, crop protection, regenerative agriculture, robotics, technology, and economic. The presentations from ACES faculty, staff, and graduate students will be held at three locations over five weeks. Agronomy Day field events will begin on July 22 and run through Aug. 19. Reserve your space by registering for the date you wish to attend.

July 22 Topics

  • Multipurpose Hemp for Illinois by Dr. DK Lee
  • Modeling Genotype-to-Phenotype Relationships and What it Means to Plant Breeding by Dr. Alex Lipka
  • Wheat Breeding to Improve the Profitability of Wheat-soybean Double Cropping in Illinois and Beyond by Dr. Jessica Rutkoski
  • USDA: Soybean Germplasm Collection by Dr. David Walker
  • Sources of Tile Nitrate by Lowell Gentry

The State of Illinois is now in Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois plan. Following these guidelines, all unvaccinated event attendees must wear face coverings in university spaces. This will be enforced on an honor system. If you need an accommodation to participate, contact the College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

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