URBANA, Ill. – Winter is a time for the agriculture community to pause and plan for the next growing season. Crop producers, consultants, and industry professionals can get the latest updates on Illinois crop production in person or online at the 2022 Crop Management Conference in January and February.

Make the most informed decisions you can for your farm by getting the latest research updates from University of Illinois crop science experts. Topics include insect management, soil health, herbicide resistance, managing high fertilizer prices, and more.

At least 12 continuing education units are available for Certified Crop Advisors.

Four in-person sessions are being offered around the state. Conferences are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 19 in Mt. Vernon, February 2 in Macomb, February 8 in Champaign, and February 15 in Sycamore. The cost to attend is $100 and lunch is included.

A new online conference with additional sessions is also available from February 1 through March 14. Participants who attend in person also have access to online sessions and the in-person conferences will be recorded and shared online. The online conference is $50.

Registration opens December 1 at go.illinois.edu/CMC2022

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate, or for more information, contact Chelsea Harbach at harbach2@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting access needs.

SOURCEChelsea Harbach, Commercial Agriculture Educator, University of Illinois Extension
WRITER: Emily Steele, Writer, University of Illinois Extension

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