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 12 Topics
- Recent Advances in Forecasting Agricultural Systems by Dr. Hamze Dokoohaki
- New Looks from an Old Herbicide, Again by Dr. Aaron Hager
- Plant-parasitic Nematode Control by Dr. Nathan Schroeder
- Corn Rootworm Management and Bt Resistance by Dr. Nick Seiter
- Nitrate Load Reduction in Tile Drainage by a Paired Woodchip Bioreactor System by Dr. Bryan Maxwell
- Economics of Conservation Practices: Results from PCM by Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Sarah Sellars, and Dr. Laura 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.