Soil and Water Management Webinar offers Continuing Education

Soil and water interactions will be the focus of a Soil and Water Management Webinar sponsored by University of Illinois Extension on February 20, 2020. This webinar will be hosted in the University of Illinois Extension Fulton County Office at 15411 N IL 100 Hwy, Lewistown, IL. Presentations will be delivered via PowerPoint and web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

Those attending will hear about the latest information on extreme weather and potential soil impacts from Illinois State Climatologist Trent Ford, controlled CRP burns and soil quality from Western Illinois University biologist Dr. Sean Jenkins, and irrigation water use reporting from Illinois State Water Survey hydrologist Steve Wilson. Other presenters are Dr. Kapil Arora from Iowa State University who will discuss in field drainage management using control structures, and Extension Commercial Ag Educator Nathan Johanning to talk on field research on cover crops and soil quality. Certified Crop Advisors will receive 4.5 continuing education units in Soil and Water Management by attending this seminar.

Registration is $45 per person, which includes morning refreshment and lunch. To register visit  https://go.illinois.edu/FMPTsoilwater or call our Fulton County office at 309-547-3711.

For more information, visit our website at https://extension.illinois.edu/fmpt or contact Christine Belless, program coordinator serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria, and Tazewell counties at cbelless@illinois.edu or 309-547-3711.