Commercial Agriculture spans a wide range of topics and works to address the needs of various producers. The expertise of our local educational specialists combined with the resources of the statewide Illinois Extension system form a powerful source of information and insight for agricultural producers in our region.
Looking for an answer to a specific question? Contact Nathan Johanning, one of our educators to learn more about how Illinois Extension is prepared to help.
Looking for commercial specialty crop information, visit our specialty crops page or contact Elizabeth Wahle to find out more.
Links of Interest
Crop Production Resources
Illinois Agronomy Handbook
The complete Illinois Agronomy Handbook is available online.
Grain Handling Safety Coalition
Information contained on this page was developed by the Grain Handling Safety Coalition in an effort to raise awareness about working safely around grain handling equipment. Stand-Up for Grain Safety week which takes place from March 25th-29th is part of that effort.
Hessian Flies and Fly-Free Dates
National Forage Testing Association-Certified Forage Testing Labs
Weed Management Resources
About Weed Seeds and Their Longevity
Herbicide Mode of Action Key for Injury Symptoms
Management of Palmer amaranth in Illinois
Managing Herbicide Resistant Weeds in Illinois
Practical Weed Science for the Field Scout
Successful Annual Ryegrass Termination with Herbicides
Machinery Cost Estimates
Machinery Cost Estimates: Field Operations
Machinery Cost Estimates: Tractors
Machinery Cost Estimates: Harvest Operations
Machinery Cost Estimates: Forage Operations
Cash Rent & Lease Forms
Fixed Cash Rent Lease Form Template – Short Form