2016 Orr Center Field Day Set For July 20

The 2016 Orr Center field day will be held on Wednesday, July 20, beginning with sign-in and refreshments at 8:00 AM. The format will be new this year, with three UI Extension specialists making presentations in indoor classrooms:

  • Weed scientist Aaron Hager will talk about weed management
  • Agronomist Emerson Nafziger will discuss crop conditions and nitrogen management
  • Ag economist Gary Schnitkey will discuss crop income projections

Indoor sessions will be followed by a short wagon tour to look at crop conditions and some of the research trials underway at the Center. The tour should be finished by 11:00 AM. Continuing education units will be available for Certified Crop Advisors.

For more information, please contact Mike Vose at 217-236-4911 or at mvose@illinois.edu

The Orr Center is on State Hwy 104 approximately 4 miles west of the junction of IL Routes 107 and 104 north of Perry, Illinois.