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Issue No. 24/November 9, 2012

AGMasters Registrations Still Being Accepted
It's not too late to register for the AGMasters Conference being held November 26 and 27 in Champaign.

Agenda for the University of Illinois Corn & Soybean Classics
The dates, locations, and presentations are detailed for the six U of I Corn & Soybean Classics being held in January.

Illinois Crop Management Conferences Scheduled
Details are outlined for the four regional University of Illinois Crop Management Conferences, to be held in January and February.

Update on Frogeye Leaf Spot and Strobilurin Fungicide Resistance
Several new counties and parishes were found in 2012 to have resistant strains of Cercospora sojina, which causes frogeye leaf spot of soybean. Management practices for slowing the problem are described.

Variety Trials and Choosing Seed for 2013
The process used for the University of Illinois corn and soybean variety trials is detailed, along with discussion of interpreting trial results and applying variety testing information to seed choices for the coming season.