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The spice is right? Researchers explore growing ginger in Illinois
URBANA, Ill. Ask an Illinois farmer what specialty crop to grow to get the most bang for their buck and they will likely say tomatoes. Ask Chris Enroth, and his answer might surprise you – ginger. This tropical plant may seem out of place in a state known for growing row crops, but its...
Growers invited to attend 2022 Ewing Agronomy Field Day
Illinois Extension is excited to invite the public to their annual Agronomy Field Day at the Ewing Demonstration Center on Thursday, July 28, 2022, beginning at 9 a.m. with a lunch to follow. The event will feature various educators and campus faculty as they provide best management practices...