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Issue No. 10, Article 1/June 11, 2010

Field Day Scheduled at U of I Research Center at Monmouth

The University of Illinois Northwest Research Center at Monmouth has scheduled its 2010 Field Day for Wednesday, July 7. Attenders will hear details from U of I faculty and extension educators on the latest research in key areas related to crop production.

Two-hour tours of the center depart at 8:00, 8:30, and 9:00 a.m. During the tour, presenters will discuss the following topics:

  • Emerson Nafziger, professor of crop sciences--a review of currently used products applied to corn to enhance production
  • Carl Bradley, assistant professor of crop sciences--the past, present, and future of white mold on soybeans
  • Ken Olson, professor of natural resources and environmental sciences--why Muscatune soils are rated most productive
  • Mike Roegge, extension educator--how to use technology to reduce spray drift in challenging conditions
  • Vince Davis, assistant professor of crop sciences--how agronomic decisions can influence the productivity of soybeans

Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits for attending the field day have been applied for. Refreshments will be served. The center is located approximately 1 mile north and 4 miles west of the intersection of highways 34 and 67, on the north side of Monmouth. For further information, call 309-734-7459 or send email to Eric Adee (adee@illinois.edu).

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