Issue No. 24/November 5, 2010
Don't Forget to Register for the AGMasters Conference
The early registration discount for the AGMasters Conference ends on November 5.
2011 Illinois Crop Management Conferences Present Current Agronomic Research Findings
Dates and locations are listed for the four University of Illinois regional Crop Management Conferences in January and February.
Topics for the 2011 Corn & Soybean Classics
Dates, locations, and presentations are detailed for the January University of Illinois Corn & Soybean Classics.
New Online Course on Crop Advising
The University of Illinois will offer a new course, taught online, in the spring semester on Principles of Crop Advising.
Frogeye Leaf Spot Pathogen with Reduced Sensitivity to Fungicides Found in Tennessee Soybean Field
A resistant strain of the pathogen causing frogeye leaf spot in soybean has been found in a Tennessee soybean field. Because similar isolates may exist elsewhere, consider following the recommendations provided here for managing frogeye leaf spot.
Request for Help Evaluating the Wheat Fusarium Head Blight Prediction System
If you have used the web-based tools for predicting wheat fusarium head blight, please take a survey by November 30.
High-Yield Soybean Management Starts This Fall
Be sure to take necessary steps now if you are interested in maximizing soybean yields.
Questions on Fall Nitrogen Application
Some recommendations regarding fall nitrogen applications have changed. Excerpts from the current Illinois Agronomy Handbook answer a variety of related questions.
Reports are provided this issue for northern and southern Illinois.