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.
August 5 Topics
- The Illinois Autonomous Farm by Dr. Girish Chowdhary
- Saturated Buffers 101: Learning the basics of an emerging conservation practice by Dr. Carolina Diaz-Garcia and Janith Chandrasoma
- Can I Make More Money with Regenerative Ag? by Dr. Emily Heaton
- A Conversation on Nutrient Loss, its Impact, and its Mitigation by Dr. Kyle Smith and Dr. Ann Witmer
- Habits of Financially Resilient Farms by Dr. Nick Paulson
- Farm Stress and Mental Health by Dr. Josie Rudolphi
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.