Posted on Jun 27, 2019 by Aaron Hager

Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center Agronomy Day, July 17th

MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center will host a Field Day on Wednesday, July 17. Join University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences faculty, researchers, students, and Extension specialists as they address issues pertinent to the 2019 growing season.

The program will begin promptly on Wednesday, July 17 at 8:00 a.m. and is open to the public at no cost. Refreshments and BBQ sandwiches will be available at the end of the tour.

Weather permitting, presentations will take place outside next to research plots. Participants will board buses to tour portions of the farm.

Field Day topics include:

Certified Crop Advisors may earn two continuing education units. (1.0 – CM, 1.5 – IPM)

The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center is a 320-acre facility, established in 1980. The Center is located 1 mile North and 4 miles West of Monmouth at 321 210th Avenue. Each year, more than 40 different projects are conducted by campus-based project leaders and the center superintendent.

Source: Greg Steckel, 309-734-7459, gsteckel@illinois.edu

Date: June 27, 2019

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