The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center is excited to host its annual Agronomy Day on Thursday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to noon, with a lunch to follow. The event will feature various educators and campus faculty as they provide best management practices for local growers.
The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center has served the agricultural community since 1980. Research at the center includes soil chemistry and fertility, soil management, crop production, weed science, entomology, plant pathology, pest management, and environmental quality. The event will feature the following speakers:
- Dr. Hamze Dokoohaki will present Recent Advances in Forecasting Agriculture Systems
- Dr. Aaron Hager will present New Looks from an Old Herbicide, Again
- Dr. Nathan Schroeder will present Plant-parasitic Nematode Control
- Dr. Nick Seiter will present Corn Rootworm Management and Bt Resistance
- Dr. Bryan Maxwell will present Nitrate Load Reduction in Tile Drainage by a Paired Woodchip Bioreactor System
- Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Sarah Sellars, and Dr. Laura Gentry will present Economics of Conservation Practices: Results from PCM
The is located at 321 210th Ave in Monmouth. The field day is free, and lunch will be provided. Certified Crop Advisor CEUs will also be offered. Registration is required.
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact Chelsea Harbach, commercial agriculture educator. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.
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.