The program is set for the 33rd annual University of Illinois’ Northwestern Agricultural Research Center Field Day. The program will begin at 8 am on Tuesday, July 15th.
Buses will carry members of the public to different stops in the research center where campus-based specialists or Extension personnel will present the results of crop and pest management research and current recommendations.
Topics and speakers will include:
- Stewardship of dicamba and 2,4-D resistant soybean Mark Bernards—Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Crop Science, and Weed Control, Western Illinois University
- On-Going Concerns Regarding Corn Rootworm Resistance to Bt Hybrids—Mike Gray— Extension Entomology Specialist, University of Illinois
- Palmer Amaranth: Coming (Soon) to a Field Near You—Robert Bellm—Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture, University of Illinois
- Do Soybeans Need Fertilizer N? —Emerson Nafziger—Extension Crop Production Specialist, University of Illinois
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Sky High Scouting—Dennis Bowman—Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture, University of Illinois
The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center is a 320 acre facility, established in 1980, 1 mile North and 4 miles West of Monmouth at 321 210th Avenue. Each year, more than 50 different projects are conducted by up to 12 campus-based project leaders and the center superintendent.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Angie Peltier (309) 734-5161, firstname.lastname@example.org.